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Mount Talbot (summer)

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Mount Talbot (summer) Rock Climbing 


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Description 

On a clear day, the summit provides panoramic 360 degree views of the mountains of Fiordland.

Getting There 

Driving from Te Anau to Milford Sound, Mount Talbot is the prominent mountain on the right, before entering Homer Tunnel.

Mount Talbot can accessed from either Homer Saddle or Gertrude Saddle.

Climbing Season

For the South Island area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

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McPherson - Talbot Traverse Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c  Oceania : New Zealand : ... : Mount Talbot (summer)
The classic skyline traverse of the massif affords panoramic views of the whole region.This technically easy route requires a range of alpine skills as you travel over the full breadth of Darrans terrain. It starts from Homer Saddle, and the first section climbs the exposed ‘Talbot’s Ladder’ with typical Darrans rock and enormous exposure before ascending the snow slopes to the summit of Mt McPherson. The route then traverses the glacier over to Traverse Pass before an optional side trip a...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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