Mt Lord

(2 routes)

Several parties have used the two routes to cross between Vane Stream & Strachan Pass.

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2072m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.245642000000, 170.870550000000
NZMS260: 
J34 371 713
Topo50: 
BW18 271 097
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
From Vane Stream 1-
0
A straight forward scramble mostly on rock and scree. The approach from the upper Hazard valley is probably easiest.
From Strachan Pass 1+
0
Head directly north from the saddle up snowslopes then scree and scramble up small bluffs to the Main Divide at J34 376713. Several transalpine parties have used these two routes on Mt Lord to cross from the Vane to Strachan Pass.
Attribution: 
Yvonne Cook and Geoff Spearpoint, in association with the Canterbury Mountaineering Club

Comments

We crossed over Mt Lord and Strachan Pass in Dec 2014 and found it a straightforward crossing from Vane Stream down to the Clarke and Ramsay Glaciers.