Haeckel Peak

(4 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2965m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.540126140000, 170.345406800000
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
North Ridge 2
0
From the saddle at the head of the Darwin Glacier follow the rubbly but straightforward ridge. .
R M. Crockett, W G McClymont, F F Simmons, Dec 1934 (Descended).
West Face 2+
0
Ascend the rock spur separating a feeder glacier from the main Darwin Glacier, cross the feeder where it flattens slightly, and ascend to a square snow patch on the west face, then onto the top of the south--west ridge.
Otto Frind, Conrad Kain, Mar 1914 (Descended).
South West Ridge 2
0
Reach the col between Hamilton and Haeckel, either from the Bonney Glacier and across the North West Ridge of Hamilton, or else ascend the lower North West Ridge; or ascend the feeder glacier of the Darwin Glacier. The rock on the ridge is loose.
Jack Clarke, Bernard Head, Jim Murphy, Jan 1912.
East Ridge 3-
0
Gained either via the upper Mannering Icefall (on the rocks on the left if the icefall is broken), the Dixon Glacier, or over Rose Peak, then up easily angled snow, or rock, or both, to the summit.
R M Crockett, W G McClymont, F F Simmons, Dec 1934

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