A Crag Guide gives an extensive view of all sub areas and climbs at a point in the index. It shows a snapshot of the index heirachy, up to 300 climbs (or areas) on a single web page. It shows selected comments climbers have made on a recently submitted ascent.
At a minor crag level this should be suitable for printing and taking with you on a climbing trip as an adjunct to your guidebook.
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Table of contents
The Standard Route
access the mountain from what is now the standard approach route through Kea Basin, ascending the Birley Glacier and through Wright Col
The North West Ridge
ascending the north-west ridge of West peak is one of the classic climbs of New Zealand.
Right Next Door to Hell (South Face)
south face of the East Peak, the route goes through the upper section of the bluffs by the top of the couloir. comprises a bottom third of rock buttresses, a middle third of glacier, and a top third of steep snow slopes. Ben Dare finally soloed this route on his 6th visit to the mountain.
FA: Ben Dare, 2011
South East Couloir
the obvious South East Coluoir visible from the Rees Valley. runs all the way to the summit!
|2||The Standard Route||2800m||1.1. Mount Earnslaw|
|South East Couloir||1900m||1.2. Mt. Cunningham|
|5||Right Next Door to Hell (South Face)||2800m||1.1. Mount Earnslaw|
|The North West Ridge||2800m||1.1. Mount Earnslaw|