South East Face

(5 routes)

This face is made up of two steep cliff bands. The lower cliffs are best climbed as ice routes and often form up well; the scandalously steep upper cliff has some rock routes and scope for many more. Once above the lower cliff band, either traverse back down to the Summit Plateau or continue up to your right and finish with the top pitch of the East Ridge.

Type: 
Face (Alpine)
Aspect: 
South East
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Left Route
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One or two pitches on the left side of the lower band, depending on snow levels.
Central Route
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A steep start for 30-40m, in the middle of the lower cliff band, then a rising leftwards traverse.
Right Route
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A steeper line, on the right of the lower cliff band, leading to the col on the East Ridge.
Left Crack 13 7m
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The left-most crack on the summit bluffs and the first obvious line.
Ray Button (solo), April 1977
Middle Corner 14 12m
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The easiest-looking crack and corner line in the middle of the summit bluffs, right of the steepest section.
Ray Button, April 1977