Elephant Hunting

Type: 
Rock
Description: 
Elephant Hunting: an overwrought expedition into the darkest depths of the unknown. Pitch 1 and the left hand grade 13 finish can be linked. Descend by the fixed rope down the gully at the back of the climb or in two abseils via the manuka tree belay.
Reference: 
M
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
11935mYes
 

Aesthetic slab with a left slanting seam into a flaring chimney corner, exit this (crux) then
climb up and right to belay at the manuka tree. Spaced but adequate protection.

2150mYes
 

Traverse right to a ledge then follow either a crack on the left up to a flax bush (13) or
finish right up a right facing corner crack (15).

Grade: 
19 ,15
Quality: 
2.01
Gone: 
0
Length: 
35m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Gerard Tarr and a very patient Jenny Byrne Feb. 2012
UUID: 
f323efab-65e8-4624-8384-e39ea0be3a55