Second Pinnacle

(5 routes)

Also known as Middle Pinnacle, this is really two peaks, separated by a high col.

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2190m
Lat/Lon: 
-39.250866040000, 175.569591520000
NZMS260: 
T20 318 139
Topo50: 
BJ34 217 522
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
1 Alf’s Big Day Out 30m
0
A short bit of fun up a dribble of ice to a small snow patch and the ridge.
Mike Peat, Matt Quirke, Alf Walsh, August 1996
2 West Ridge 200m
0
A charming line. The lower gendarme can be easily avoided by climbing to the col beyond from the south side, but there are more tricky sections towards the top.
3 High Col Route 200m
0
A gully line leads to the col high on Second Pinnacle between its two peaks.
4 South West Buttress
0
From low in Gully 2, climb the buttress on the southern of the two peaks.
5 Gully 2
0
The gully between the First and Second Pinnacles provides direct and rapid access to (or off) the ridge.