West Face

Type: 
Alpine
Description: 
The head of the Otoko Valley provides access to the western slopes of Dechen via the McCardell Glacier. The first ascent commenced from near the former Lake Otoko. The lake has subsequently been filled by landslide. Mt Dechen has also been climbed by the north west slopes beginning from the upper reaches of the Edison River.
Pitch(es): 
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12-0mNo
Grade: 
2-
Quality: 
0
Gone: 
0
Length: 
0m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
0
Ascent: 
Dick Tornquist, Vic McGregor, Alex Parton, John Luxton, Tim Barfoot, George Hunter, January 1961
UUID: 
61cb20e7-d976-43a0-b9a2-66e5aa7af441