Alamein Pk

(1 route)

(Middle Grey Virgin).
Cassino, Alamein and Takrouna were known as the Grey Virgins, and resisted attempts for many years. Alamein and Takrouna remain unclimbed directly from the Grey.

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2361m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.447218000000, 170.466081000000
NZMS260: 
I35 049 480
Topo50: 
BX16 950 864
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
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From the Nansen névé, the summit pyramid involves snow slopes or a rock scramble, depending on conditions. A traverse of this peak along the Divide is straightforward.
Stan Conway, Matt Fowlds, John Sampson, Laurie Ryan, Jan 1949
Attribution: 
Alex Palman, Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club