West Ridge.

Type: 
Alpine
Reference: 
WR
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
12+0mNo
 

From the Poerua-Barlow saddle (between pts 1576m and 1557m), easy walking on the ridge leads to about the 1900m contour where the ridge becomes razorbacked. The first ascent party climbed most of this before gaining a snow couloir and ascending that through to the summit.

Grade: 
2+
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Gordon Howitt, Alan Gill, Dec 1962.
UUID: 
6ccb66b1-3956-4548-bf78-0157c68f8b92