South West Face

(3 routes)

From the Davis Snowfeild

Face (Alpine)
South West
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
Acid Punch 4+
An ice route that follows the gully immediately to the right of the West Buttress. It arrives on the summit ridge 10m west of the summit. Roughly four pitches (the first two can be thin, depending on ice coverage). Best in winter/spring.
Anjali Pande, Alex Palman, Sep 2000.
Jungle Drums (South West Buttress) 4 16
This route is situated just right of the West Buttress and follows nine pitches (crux 16) of excellent rock.
Peter Taw, Alistair Byron, Feb 1989.
Pitch Black 4+
Takes the second narrow ice gully about 30m right of the Jungle Drums Buttress. The climb arrives on a col 20m east of the summit. Descend gullies to the north (North Ridge is recomended). Again, good in winter/spring.
James Wright, Alex Palman, Sep 2000.
Alex Palman

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