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Reay Face

Type

The face consists of three buttresses - Left, Central, and Main.

Aspect
South West
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Routes

Reference Title Grade Length Pro Quality Operations
 Left Buttress, 13,3 13,3
0

  • P1
  • 13
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3

Right Pillar - enjoyable rockclimbing for ten pitches


 Central Buttress, 18,3+ 18,3+
0

  • P1
  • 18
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3+

Climb the line of weakness up the obvious slabs on the right of the buttress. Five pitches of good rock of mostly grade 12 (cruxes: 14, 18, although avoidable) are followed by 12 pitches of very loose rock (crux 17). First ascensionists descended a gully between the Left and Central Buttresses.


 Main Buttress, Browne/ Woodford, 3 3
0

  • P1
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3

The route meanders from the Central Buttress to the left side of the Main Buttress.


 Main Buttress, Main/ Thompson, 13,3+ 13,3+
0

  • P1
  • 13
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3+

Up the centre of the buttress. The crux (13) of the route is up high.


Comments
Attribution
Alex Palman
UUID
 
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