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West Face

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West Face

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West
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Routes

Reference Title Grade Length Pro Quality Operations
 Dawes-McInnes Buttress, 3 3
0

  • P1
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3

From the Franz Josef Névé follow directly up the centre of the face to the summit.


 A Nice Affair, 3 3
0

  • P1
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3

Ascend ice right of the Dawes-Mclnnes buttress. Using a small corner just right of the direct line to the summit (not the big corner on the right of the face). When the small corner, offering 70º ice, runs out, break left through a short step. Continue up snowfield to summit. Descend to the north via two steep rappels to the névé.


 Big Day Out, 3 3
0

  • P1
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3

A line right of the Big Day Out route. Descend the North East Ridge.


 Right Gully, 3+ 3+
0

  • P1
  • Alpine (Mt Cook) 3+

An obvious gully to the right of Rudolf provides an enjoyable ice climb in spring/winter. It joins the Main Divide approximately 200m south of the summit. A cruisy half-day option.


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