Erewhon Peak

(3 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2440m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.213434000000, 170.921259000000
NZMS260: 
J34 411 750
Topo50: 
BW18 312 134
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
NE North East Ridge 2-
0
First climbed en route to first ascent of Mt Whitcombe’s North East Ridge. Follow the rock ridge from Erewhon Col to the summit.
Roger Chester, Alan Willis, Bill Mirams, December 1931
Ramsay Face
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Follow a couloir to the left of the lowest rock buttress, take a diagonal traverse and eventually reach easy snow slopes to the summit.
J Hulmes, Wil Lammerink, 1972
West Flank 1+
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From the unnamed glacier between the Bracken and Snow Dome, a gravel shelf leads diagonally up to the wide, flat col 300 metres north-east of Erewhon Peak. A moderate snow shoulder leads on to the peak. Alternatively, from the unnamed glacier follow up the glacial shelf north of Mt Whitcombe and follow the west ridge, sidling on the northern slopes as necessary.
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club