North East Ridge

Type: 
Alpine
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
12+0mNo
 

A long ridge climb that follows the north east ridge between Pt 2096 to the summit of Mt Williams. The ridge is gained by ascending scree slopes and steep vegetated slopes to Pt 1736 from the head of Moa Stream. From here move along the broad Ridge to Pt 2096 and the north east ridge proper. All of the difficulties are encountered in the final 800 - 900 m before the summit of Mt Williams but can generally be sidled on the Appleyard Stream side of the ridge. Descend from the summit to the col between the twin summits and down the glacier as for the "From Moa Stream" route. (Note that in summer conditions a rappel is required to descend from the col on to the glacier) Alternatively descend loose rock down the south east ridge.

Grade: 
2+
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Jason Marshall, Ryan Nicol. March 2018
Route Image: 
UUID: 
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