Mt Caton

(4 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2309m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.612714000000, 170.741014000000
NZMS260: 
I36 277 303
Topo50: 
BX17 177 687
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
North Ridge 1
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Make a rocky ridge scramble to the summit from either of the two cols to the north. Pinnacles can be passed on either side of the ridge.
West Face 1
0
Follow scree and snow-grass through small rock bluffs to reach the high basin immediately west of Mt Caton, and pick a route through blocky, rocky terrain to the top.
South West Ridge 1
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This is a scree walk to the summit, reached as part of a ridge traverse or via scrambling through small, loose, rocky bluffs directly up from Two Thumb Stream.
North Ridge 1
0
A straightforward climb from Black Birch Creek. Alternatively, cross onto the western slopes and follow these to the summit.
Probably climbed by early shepherds and runholders, but also Peter Bain, Neil Payne,
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club