Pyramid Peak

(6 routes)

Earl Mountains

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2295m
Lat/Lon: 
-44.839227900000, 168.012772980000
NZMS260: 
D41 159 846
Topo50: 
CB09 058 228
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
East Ridge
0
The rock is broken and loose in places.
Dal Ryan, R H Shelton, S G Hunter, Dec 1958.
Original Route
0
Climb through the bluffs to the snowfield then start up the North Ridge, the subtle buttress forming the junction of the northeast and north faces. Where the ridge steepens traverse left across the northeast face to the top of the East Ridge.
Rod Ryan, Dal Ryan, Jan 1951.
North East Face 500m
0
wire representing trad
Start in the middle of the face at the large buttress which forms the base of the face; three pitches to the top of the buttress then move across a gravel connection to the main face; two pitches going left then right before straightening up; 200m of scrambling to join the East Ridge not far below the junction with the North Ridge.
Ian Brown, Tom Williams, Feb 2002.
West Ridge
0
Up tussock and scree slopes. The party made the first traverse to the East Ridge.
Austin Brookes, Dal Ryan, 1965.
Attribution: 
Craig jefferies

Places

Type Title Edit link
Face (Alpine) North Face (2 routes)