Novara Peak

(3 routes)

Malte Brun Range

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2298m
Access: 

Access to the terraces beneath Novara Peak and Mt Johnson can be found up the slopes beside the Burnett Glacier. Between the Burnett and Lecky glaciers are a number of tussock basins with good campsites, but there are steep walls leading from the terraces down to the river.

Lat/Lon: 
-43.620671000000, 170.242627000000
NZMS260: 
H36 875 282
Topo50: 
BX16 775 666
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
South Twin 2298m - East Ridge 1+
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Starting from the Murchison Valley ascend an easy rib to reach the divide a little south of the peak.
J B Waterhouse, Dec 1985
North Twin 2326m - North East Ridge 1
0
From the Burnett Falls ascend the ridge heading directly to the summit.
J B Waterhouse, Dec 1985
Standard Route 1+
0
Easily climbed from the moraine hollow beside the Tasman Glacier, or else from the junction of the Tasman and Murchison valleys.
Franz & Julius Malcher, Feb 1914.

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