Alpine - 6 routes - avg. grade 3 0 - 2.75 3+
S100 3476

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Attribution: Alex Palman

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North Couloir
Grade 2.75
A popular half-day outing rewarded with fantastic views of the Main Divide peaks and the Franz Josef Névé. There are a number of routes. The easiest appears to be the narrow gully on the north side, accessed from the flat col west of the peak.
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East-West Traverse
Grade 2.75
From Christie follow the ridge to Halcombe.
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Pioneer Face
Grade 2.25
The broad snow face that can be seen from Pioneer Hut.
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Pioneer Face, Variant 1
Grade 0
A short loose rock band to the west followed by snowslopes to the summit. Climbed from near the same col as the North Couloir.
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Pioneer Face Variant 2
Grade 3
A good quality rock buttress on the Franz side of Halcombe offers a worthwhile three pitch route. The last pitch is desperately loose however, so rapping off is recommended.
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Blitzing Everywhere
Grade 0