- Height: 150m
- Pitches: 5
- Ascents: 3
The following two routes, one a variant of the other have only vague route descriptions. They start at the top of the first gully that leads up to Halfway Ledge on W Face. The upper pitches of both climbs lie R of Doctor Dark's Chimney; the first follows a wall and a rib, the second a gully.
Start where access track reaches SW Arete.
Up gully above. Traverse to nose.
Continue up nose on gully side. Walk to top of pinnacle.
Traverse R under Doctor Dark's Chimney.
Exposure increases dramatically as you traverse R across a difficult nose. Veer up at about 45 degrees to base of rib.
To S summit.
Attributed by Bryden Allen in 63 to Davis and Pettigrew. Description is from an earlier, more detailed record.
First Ascent: Graeme Mitchell, John Drummond & Warren Little, 1959
Located in West Face approx:
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