South Face

(4 routes)

The south face of Mt Belle has a number of short rock routes.

Face (Alpine)

Normally the routes are accessed by climbing down or abseiling two pitches from the ridge between Belle and Moir to the snowfield.

Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Not for Vegetarians 14
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Four pitches. Take a gully on the left-hand side of the face which leads left off the main summit. Exit halfway between the gendarme and summit.
Jon Taylor, Mike Woodbridge, Mar 2001.
Orange Ripple 17
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Four pitches. Finishes left of the summit, up an arĂȘte covered with orange lichen.
John Owen, Hugh Widdowson, Jan 1989.
Biggs Hudson 16
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Six pitches. Good free climbing, taking a fairly direct line which finishes just right of the summit.
Barry Biggs, Calum Hudson, 1974.
Price Scott 17
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Climb from the middle of the face, taking a 5m dihedral (crux) then easy free climbing to exit just right of the summit.
Richard Price, Barry Scott, 1974.
Craig Jefferies