Mt Beaumont

(3 routes)


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South West Ridge 1-
Mt Beaumont is easily approached from the route between Ivory Lake and Top Tuke (see above). Once on the range, follow the broad ridge north-east to the summit.
N McConochie, C Shuttleworth, G G Atkinson and companion, December 1935
East Ridge 1-
From the Whitcombe River at Price Flat follow the marked track up to Steadman Brow (which, the middle part excepted, has been recently recut by DOC). There are two large cairns at J34 464890 / BV18 364 274 and a tarn along Cropp Brow at about J34 469892 / BV18 369 276. Travel along Steadman Brow is straightforward.
From Cropp Basin 1-
Follow up the Cropp River to where it forks at J34 435901 / BV18 335 285 and continue up the true right branch. This section is slow, bouldery and scrubby. At a side creek on the true left (J34 431896 / BV18 331 280), head west, following the true right of this side creek to the ridge at J34 422895 / BV18 322 279. Continue up slopes west of Pt 1695 metres to the snowfield at J34 416886 / BV18 316 270 and on to Mt Beaumont.
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club