Aces High

Type: 
Alpine
Reference: 
4
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
11750mYes
 

From the groove right of the block climb the off-width crack and up the slab and arĂȘte to ledge at top.

22030m3Yes
 

Scramble up to higher ledge and follow left crack, then past three bolts to bolt belay.

32340m3Yes
 

Three bolts and pin to overlap then trend left. Two bolts protect rising traverse (crux) to smaller corner (natural pro) then out left past sixth bolt to belay close to corner.

41735m2Yes
 

Two bolts above belay then follow crack up and right to belay on spike on Joker arĂȘte to right of big roof.

52125m1Yes
 

. Climb above spike to fixed pin, then move left to clip bolt. Follow thin ramp up left, clip bolt then direct finish up scalloped rock.

Grade: 
17 , 20 , 23 , 17 , 21
Quality: 
2.01
Gone: 
0
Length: 
180m
Bolts: 
9
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Dave Brash, Steve Carr, Andrew MacFarlane, Feb 1999.
Route Image: 
UUID: 
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