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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.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Ben Dare, 2011


Located in Queenstown approx:
Long/Lat: 168.683501,-45.040546

Route Grade Citations

5 Community registered grade
5+ David O'Donnell

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

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