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Follow route towards Pakeha Col and the East Ridge then drop down to underneath the face. The route parallels the East Ridge through a rock band on mixed ground, and up steep snow slopes to the summit. This is a good mixed route and of better quality than the East Ridge.
The South Face.
Allan Uren & Phil Penney, April 1987. First winter ascent: John Marcussen, James Broadbent, Don French and Nick Groves, Sept 1999.