Sabre Rattling

Type: 
Alpine
Reference: 
7
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
11630mYes
 

Nine pitches. 16, 18, 14, 17, 18, 16, 16. Good free-climbing up the buttress to the right of the TV Route for three pitches then up the slab on the TV Route for two pitches. Finally break left up a steep crack system; the headwall has some amazing rock.
Climb the slab and right facing shallow corner to belay at bottom of left facing prominent corner.

21840mYes
 

Climb left facing corner on good gear. Continue up right to belay stance at base of slabs.

31425mYes
 

Move right and up to belay just around prominent right-hand skyline.

41730mYes
 

Right and up following laid back crack/corner system. Belay where corner steepens and narrows above.

51830mYes
 

Move left and up into wide corner/weakness. Continue up and left over slight bulge to belay at small stance on skyline arĂȘte.

61650mYes
 

Move right the follow left trending shallow corner.

71640mYes
 

Up 10m then trend left towards easier ground follow a fantastic series of flakes and cracks.

80mYes
 

Scramble up easier ground.

Grade: 
16 , 18 , 14 , 17 , 18 , 16 , 16 ,
Quality: 
2.01
Gone: 
0
Length: 
245m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Murray Judge, Andrew Macfarlane, 1985.
UUID: 
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