Mt Westland

(2 routes)

James Westland, (Jims Knob in the Ramsay) a friend of the surveyor GJ Roberts, visited the Rakaia in March 1893.

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2355m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.264726000000, 170.864752000000
NZMS260: 
J35 367 692
Topo50: 
BW18 267 076
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
SE South East Ridge
0
From the upper Cockayne Glacier find a suitable crossing point to the Clarke Glacier between Mt Ramsay and Pt 2332 metres and continue to the South East Ridge. From here, follow steep good rock initially, then loose rotten rock as the ridge eases.
Sidney (Archie) Wiren, H W (Sandy) Cormack, E C A Ferrier, A Claridge, December 1931
EF East Face
0
From the Clarke névé directly under Mt Westland, scramble up firm and loose rock.
Paul Richardson, Rodger Redmayne, Trevor Bissell, Tony Gazely, January 1986
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club