East Horn

(3 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2591m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.360758000000, 170.987005000000
NZMS260: 
J35 469 588
Topo50: 
BW18 369 972
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
From Ashburton Glacier 3
0
From the upper Ashburton Glacier follow a steep, narrow couloir (subject to rock fall) to a col just west of East Horn’s summit. If conditions dictate, move on to a rock rib to the right as the couloir runs out. The summit is a short scramble along the ridge.
John Morris, R L Holland, January 1970
DG From Douglas Glacier 2-
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Climb the Douglas Glacier to a small col overlooking the South Cameron Glacier. From here climb the East Face on loose rock. The final section is steep and exposed.
Bob Watson, Laurie Osbourne, 1952
NC North Couloir 2-
0
From the South Cameron névé, climb a col of rotten rock just west of the summit and scramble the last few metres to the top.
Bruce Banfield, Bob Logan, 1940
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club