Ashburton Pk

(3 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2359m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.370741000000, 170.961256000000
NZMS260: 
J35 448 576
Topo50: 
BW18 348 960
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
From Lawrence Valley 1+
0
About 2 km north of Hermitage Hut follow a north-east trending spur before traversing into a basin between Ashburton and Hakatere Peaks. From here the summits are straightforward climbs.
South West Ridge 1+
0
A grassy trough beside the lateral moraine at the foot of the Ashburton Glacier leads to scree slopes interspersed with rock bluffs. Climb these to the upper basin lying between Ashburton and Hakatere Peaks. From here reach the crest of the range and follow rock to the top.
Russell Pearce, Don Church, E Robb, February 1963
North East Ridge 1+
0
Head up snow slopes and a steep gully to join the North East Ridge a short distance from the top.
Russell Pearce, Don Church, E Robb (descended), February 1963
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club