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Double Cone East Face Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Home to some long classics

Getting There 

skirt around the lake on the South side, staying low down by the water. Before the prominent gully below Alta Slabs, pick your way up the bluffs to gain the scree slope beneath the Slabs and the toe of Double Cone. Go up the slope to reach climbs on the East Face

Climbing Season

For the South Island area.

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Blurry photo of DB Eh?

DB Eh? 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Double Cone East Face
Classic route which goes up the prominent buttress. Start at the toe of the buttress and climb the sometimes wet slab to a vegetated gully and ledge with a DBA. Climb the easy slab above with ample pro and belay beneath an overlap. Continue up the slab and belay beneath the first steep section (the majority of the climb is at such a low angle I couldn't tell if this was overhanging or not!) Surmount the steep section, climb another slab, go through a short 5.8 steep section, and belay at a ledge...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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