Natural Selection

Type: 
Alpine
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
14WI4500mYes
 

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.

Grade: 
4 WI4
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
500m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Lee Mackintosh, Chris Elliott, Aug 19 2014
Route Image: 
UUID: 
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