Mt Young

(2 routes)

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Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2080m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.125106000000, 171.068544000000
NZMS260: 
J34 529 851
Topo50: 
BW18 429 235
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
Via Pt 1803 metres 1
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The lower section of the creek draining the south side of Mt Split Open is steeply gorged and impassable. From Kea Pass, sidle across relatively flat ground above the gorge (true left) and below the bluffs of Mt Split Open to scree and rock slabs leading to a small snow basin. Above Pt 1803 metres, shingle basins to the east provide easy travel, skirting around pinnacles on the Divide. Beyond, at an easily accessible col, regain the Main Divide at about 2000 metres. Gravel leads to the summit.
P Willis, April 1939
Main Divide from the South
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Snow and gravel slopes from the west lead easily to the Divide and the summit
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club