The major feature when viewed from Whakapapa skiﬁeld, running directly from
the valley ﬂoor to the col south of Great Pinnacle. The gully narrows and
climbs some short steeper steps towards the top. Avalanches are a serious
hazard in winter after snowfall. From the col at the top of Grand Gully, the
Great Pinnacle is an intimidating prospect. The next two rouites describe two
methods of reaching the summit.
- Alpine (Technical) 2
- Alpine (Commitment) I