North East Buttress

Type: 
Alpine
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
1154700mNo
 

The route follows the left hand of two prominent ribs that form the buttress before tending right up easier ground to finish directly on the summit. 700m of climbing mainly on solid rock with sections at up to grade 15/16, mainly on the lower buttress, before the angle eases towards the top.

Grade: 
4 15
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
700m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Attribution: 
http://alpineteam.co.nz/2014/first-ascent-%E2%80%93-somnus-north-east-buttress-solo
Ascent: 
Ben Dare 11/1/14
Route Image: 
UUID: 
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