Commence as for the South Ridge but cross the gut and move right, reaching the East Ridge at about 1800m. The first ascent party descended onto the Marian slopes to bypass Pt 1983, regaining the ridge to reach the East Pk. The East Pk is Pt 2185, not Pt 1983 as shown on the topomap.
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Bill Gordon, Morrie Davis, Duncan Wilson, Lloyd Warburton, February 1954