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Mt Trent

Type
Altitude
2335m
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Mt Trent was the scene of one of New Zealand's worst alpine accidents in 1937 when a roped party of three climbing on the south face were dislodged by a falling stone and fell to their deaths. The accident and the three climbers, G M Edwards, S D Divers and T R B Stevenson, are commemorated by the naming of Memorial Glacier and a memorial at Monument Hut in the lower Hopkins Valley.

Lat/lon
POINT (169.7453 -43.9325)
Topo50
BY14 388 305
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Places

Type Name
Face North Ridge
Face North Ridge

Routes

Reference Title Grade Length Pro Quality Operations
 East Ridge, 2 2
0

From Fraser Col, sidle past Mt Fraser to reach the East Ridge and move
carefully to the summit.


  • P1
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 2

 South Face, 2 2
0

From the upper North Huxley Valley cross the Memorial Glacier and angle up
the southern snowslopes to reach the ridge near the summit.


  • P1
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 2

 North West Ridge, 2+ 2+
0

Gain height initially on the western side of the ridge on easy ground, before getting onto the ridge proper around 2050m. Most difficulties are then turned on the east side, with the odd small step climbed direct. Things lay back higher up. A final short scramble then leads to the summit.

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