Chiming Bells

Type: 
Ice
Description: 
Perhaps the classic ice route on Ruapehu, this climb tackles ice runnels up the western face of the Great Pinnacle. Various options exist on each of the two waterfall pitches.
Reference: 
5
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
1WI250mNo
 

The obvious gully in the centre of the face.

2WI250mNo
 

Move right up a lower-angled ramp.

3WI250mNo
 

Climb ice smears at the head of the ramp to the upper snowfield.

Grade: 
WI2,WI2,WI2
Quality: 
1.02
Gone: 
0
Length: 
150m
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Graeme Dingle, Roie Wardell, 1975
UUID: 
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