Flat Top Pk

(3 routes)

Flat Top presents an impressive face from the Eglinton Road, a view that is not diminished as you approach its base. At the head of Mistake Creek climb the moraine traversing round the small alpine lake.

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2282m
Lat/Lon: 
-44.844144000000, 168.009190000000
NZMS260: 
D41 157 840
Topo50: 
CB09 056 222
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South Ridge
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From the Mistake Creek flats take the south branch, climbing steep tussock on the true right of the waterfall to the upper basin. The main ridge to Flat Top is cut by a deep cleft which is avoided by descending towards Lake Erskine for a short distance before regaining the South Ridge.
Chally Bowmar, Alex Dickie, 1939.
East Face Original Route
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John Fantini, Murray Jones, February 1970
East Face direct
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A more direct line in the centre of the face, avoiding most of the difficulties.
Bruce Clark, Al Smith, Geoff Gabites, Ken Hyslop, 1975.
Attribution: 
Craig Jefferies
UUID: 
4276f9ce-5fdf-4a7f-a067-ddeb62cfe261