The Curver Neo-classic

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
The lower half of the original Curver ‘Classic’ has been destroyed by the rockfalls. The new version of The Curver, up the rear left side of the new gully, is likely to turn into one of the most popular hard ice routes on the South Face, as it forms regularly. Climb the obvious steep ice flow in the back of the gully, which is usually thin, to reach the right end of an obvious small shelf, then traverse slightly left and take your pick of the best looking line above, up ice gullies and possibly some mixed ground for about six pitches to reach the summit icefields.
Reference: 
3.47
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
16V6-0mNo
Grade: 
V 6 6-
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Nick Cradock, Tobin Sorenson, Aug 1979.
A four pitch variation start to the Curver was established by Lionel Clay and Richard Kirk in August 1986, Simon Middlemass with Marty Hunter did similar later.
Post 2007 rockfall: Kester Brown, Steve Fortune, Nov 2013
UUID: 
c98c77be-91de-4ae0-a918-1c77264640ce