Talbot’s Ladder

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
From Homer Saddle there is an easy route to Macpherson up the ridge, over a rock step known as Talbot's Ladder. The rock step is not exactly a garden path, many parties have opted for a rope over this section. In Winter, the Ladder is a fine excursion for a short day, with a grade of II 2. The descent of the ridge in Winter may well require an abseil or two. Note that the metal stakes on the ridge don't always follow the most natural descent line, nor are they always easy to locate.
Pitch(es): 
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1mNo
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
William Grave, Arthur Talbot, Jan 1910.
UUID: 
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