Mt Nicholson

(4 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2367m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.316070870000, 170.806114800000
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
From Rangitata Col 1+
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Follow generally straightforward snow slopes. The final few metres are on steep loose rock.
East Ridge 2
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From McCoy Col follow very loose rock along the East Ridge to the top. Reached from the upper Rakaia Valley on the first ascent.
Jim Dennistoun, Laurence Earle, Jack Clarke, March 1910
East Face
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Best attempted early in the season when covered in snow. Descend via the East Ridge to McCoy Col.
Evan Wilson, Doug Brough, Woolf Myhre, Boyne Myhre, H McD Vincent, December 1932
North West Face 1+
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This face is commonly approached from the Rakaia River and Rangitata Col. From Rangitata Col, head up the broad glacier to the summit.
Jim Dennistoun, Laurence Earle, Jack Clarke, March 1910
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club