Tessellate

Type: 
Rock
Description: 
6p, 200m, 25 mainly natural pro, all anchors DBB Approach Follow the Gertrude Saddle track uphill for 100m past the main stream crossing. When the track heads left at a prominent pyramid boulder continue up the vegetated scree ridge skirting low angle slabs on the left. Scramble up to the base of the wall directly below the prominent triangle face. 60-90mins. See topo map attached for details. Decent Recommend 2x 60m ropes. A 55m abseil from the top of P5 to the top of P3 is recommended. Take care for blocks on ledges
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
11835m2Yes
 

Scramble up to left trending ramp past 2B and gear around corner to DBB

21940m3Yes
 

Up corner, through overlaps then trending left and up. 3B.

31840m2Yes
 

Steep face with 2B to grassy ledge and mantle into corners, left of the Finger of Doom, then wide crack to hanging belay.

42020m1Yes
 

Clip bolt and fire up offwidth and right trending crack with good jams, then carefully up corner to large ledge.

52535m12No
 

Right from belay, chimney up to first bolt. Technical face climbing steepens to wild pulls between huge jugs to top of overhang.

61930m3Yes
 

Rock over onto slab and up to first bolt, around corner and up slab on beautiful rock tending right past two more bolts and gear.

Grade: 
18,19,18,20,25,19
Quality: 
2.01
Gone: 
0
Length: 
200m
Bolts: 
23
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Friederike Andree, Sefton Priestley, February 2021
Route Image: 
UUID: 
307a5438-92cd-4cb1-9fe4-a637ab2fd14c