Mt Dark

(4 routes)

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2496m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.884600000000, 170.045400000000
NZMS260: 
H37 726 983
Topo50: 
BY15 627 367
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South Face II 1+
0
Plod a line up the permanent snowfield to reach the summit ridge west of the summit. A variation is to climb the narrow gully leading directly to the summit. The gully route was climbed by Fiona Bowie, John McCallum and Richard Thomson in 1987.
First ascent unknown
East Ridge II 2
0
Follow the track on the south side of Dead Horse Stream, then steadily gain height along a narrowing ridge to the summit.
First ascent unknown
North East Ridge III 2+
0
From Bush Stream, climb a rocky spur leading to Pt 2127m on the true right of stream draining the waterfall basin north-east of Mt Dark. It’s a stiff scramble to reach Pt 2127m involving some full-on climbing, after which the difficulties relent.
Andy McFarlane, Tarn Pilkington, 1994
North Face II 1+
0
Follow Back Bush Stream up easy angled slopes directly to the summit. Attempted in December 1936 by Rex Booth and E.Williams.
First ascent unknown
UUID: 
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