Mt Darwin

(11 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2952m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.527045410000, 170.339799600000
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
Annan-Darwin Ridge 3+
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From the Tasman Glacier; A long rock ridge involving five (but you might find more) major rock steps of dubious quality rock.
D Smyth, J B Waterhouse, Feb 1966.
North West Arête 2
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Ascend the prominent rock spur leading up onto the West Ridge. Between here and the buttresses are a number of descent routes, but be careful as certain couloirs end in bluffs.
Sydney King, Darby Thomson, Feb 1914.
West Ridge 2
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A long but easy climb gained from the névé feeding the Tasman Glacier above Darwin Corner.
Jack Clarke, Tom Fyfe, Franz Von Kronecker, Mar 1894.
South Face 3
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Head up to the left of a small icefall on the left of the face, then wind through cliffs onto snowslopes on the far left of the face. Finish onto the West Ridge via a wide couloir.
R Arbon, J B Waterhouse, Jan 1979.
Natural Selection 4 WI4 500m
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Up the easy snow slopes trending slightly left of the black thumbnail and the corniced ridge above. Steep climbing and technical crux (AI4) lessening to 70 degree ice leads left up a snow-ice couloir to a ridgeline. Traverse left and straight up a headwall for 80m of 60 degree ice.
Lee Mackintosh, Chris Elliott, Aug 19 2014
Darwin Route 2+
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Ascend towards the saddle at the head of the Darwin Glacier and then cut off up snowslopes towards the summit.
B Carter, J Cruse, R H Peate, J M Rowe, Dec 1955.
DARWIN SHOULDER, Ski Touring
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Ski initially downhill from Kelman or Tasman Saddle Huts, and then up a broad slope to a shoulder at 933840, where there are great views across to Mt Malte Brun. A good ski run of around 500 vertical metres may be obtained back to the floor of the Tasman Glacier.
Attribution: 
Alex Palman

Places

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Face (Alpine) Darwin Buttresses (4 routes)

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