Stealing a March

Type: 
Rock
Description: 
The climb that started modern development of the crag. "Andy Macfarlane was on the phone, excited: I’ve just seen the biggest unclimbed slab in Australasia and we’re going to put a route up the middle of it." Dave Brash, New Zealand Alpine Journal, 2001. From the valley scree climb a broken rock pillar (the right hand of the three pillars) to the base of Southerly Front slabs. The broken rib leads to a groove left of the arête, higher up traverse right around the arête to a thin crack on the upper wall.
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
1160mNo
 TBA
2170mNo
 TBA
3180mNo
 TBA
Grade: 
16 ,17 ,18
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
John McCartney, Andrew Macfarlane, December 1995