The Footstool

(7 routes)

Hooker Vly

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2764m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.676066400000, 170.064411160000
NZMS260: 
H36 733 215
Topo50: 
BX15 634 599
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
East Ridge 3-
0
From Sefton Bivvy ascend the Stocking Glacier and cross northwards to gain the ridge where it rises from a level section. Follow the ridge directly to the summit. The rock is complete choss – avoid like the plague, unless snow covered.
Jack Clarke, Peter Graham, Henrik Sillem, Mar 1906.
Main Divide 2+
0
Cross the East Ridge and work up the slopes of the Eugenie Glacier to reach the Main Divide, then follow up the north-east snowslopes to the summit. This is the regular descent route.
Tom Fyfe, George Graham, Jan 1894.
North Neve 2
0
A route exists from the névé south of the Copland Pass and connects snowslopes on the west to reach the col north of the peak, then as for Main Divide Route . The ridge from the Copland Pass has also been traversed.
M R Barwell, A F Reid, Feb 1953.
Attribution: 
Alex Palman

Places

Type Title Edit link
Face (Alpine) East Face (4 routes)