Crampon Pass

(1 route)

There is the potential for cramped bivvy sites on the northern side of the col but the col itself catches the wind and has no available water supply.

Type: 
Pass
Altitude: 
1953m
Lat/Lon: 
-44.681228000000, 168.057608000000
NZMS260: 
D40 184 023
Topo50: 
CB09 083 406
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Crossing the Pass 13
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Crampon pass is the lowest col near Taiaroa, marked as 1953m on the topo maps. It is at its steepest on the Korako Glacier side, involving a rock climb of 50m; crux 13. The descent into the Te Puoho Glacier may require an abseil late in the season.
Attribution: 
Craig Jefferies
UUID: 
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