South East couloirs

(6 routes)

Two wee icefalls are located on each side of a wide snow gully at the base of Single Cone's South East ridge. Another two are on the side of the wide access couloir to the South Face of the Single Cone.

Face (Alpine)
South East

Access them either from Wye Creek tarns or follow access route to the Single Cone South Face from Wye Saddle and then turn left just before the access gully starts to go downwards.

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Burning Sky WI3 10m
Straightforward smooth shield of ice, same exit as route Goat's Beard. There is a huge rock just 4m away from the exit from which you can belay off your second or use it to abseil down.
FFA Josef Kral, July 2022
Goat's Beard WI3 10m
Up a 5m tall steep curtain, then the angle eases off towards the tricky exit.
FFA Josef Kral, July 2022
Space Exploration WI3 15m
Up a series of short but steep curtains.
FFA Josef Kral, July 2022
White Darkness WI2 M2 50m
Follow the obvious narrow gully. Start on low-angled ice ramp, then the gully narrows and short mixed steps are encountered.
FFA Josef Kral, July 2022
Fata Morgana WI2 30m
Low angle ice slab will take you to a steep bulge and then onto slab once again. Finish the route by climbing via the gully on the left side of prominent rock band. Exit the slope by traversing back to the wide snow couloir from where you started the route.
FFA Josef Kral, July 2022
Swing and Pray WI3 20m
Warm up on nice low angle ice slab then climb the free hanging ice curtain.
FFA Josef Kral, July 2022