Summit Col Route

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
Climb the slopes right (west) of the Crater Face, to reach the col immediately west of Tahurangi. Although this is a popular route to the summit, these slopes become very slushy and unstable in sunny conditions: avalanche-prone and not at all pleasant. There are much better alternatives. From the col, the easiest route heads out across southwest slopes to the south ridge, then back to the summit, although climbing the top of the West Ridge is better.
Pitch(es): 
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Quality: 
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Gone: 
0
Length: 
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Natural pro: 
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UUID: 
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