Euclidean Geometry

Type: 
Rock
Description: 
1) 17, 30m. Start up left slanting groove, left of main central gash in buttress. After 20m traverse to pillar on arete and move around corner to belay on small ledge. 2) 18, 30m. Start up corner, delicately traverse left and up, onto slab up to a belay in corner. 3) 19, 32m. Climb the corner and chimney through a large protruding flake, mantle and continue up corner to a belay out right on ledge left of roofs. 4) 18, 28m. Climb the thin face right of belay, trend left using narrow ledges to access best cracks up face. Exit onto grassy ledge using crack out left. 5) 17, 40m. From grassy ledge climb up the blocky gully to the next grassy ledge. belay up left. Make sure to bring slings for the chock stones 6) 14, 30m. Up a blocky wall to toe of summit ridge. 7) 10, 50m. Scramble up blocky summit ridge to summit of slightly lower peak. A more direct finish could be done up the prominent pillar and open book corner above pitch 5.
Reference: 
EG
Pitch(es): 
#EwbankAlpine (Technical)Alpine (Commitment)Alpine (Mt Cook)AidWater IceMixedBoulder (Hueco)LengthBoltsTrad
119240mYes
Grade: 
19
Quality: 
2.01
Gone: 
0
Length: 
240m
Bolts: 
0
Natural pro: 
1
Ascent: 
Peter Joynt, Alastair McDowell, Jan 2015
Route Image: 
UUID: 
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