Entire NW ridge when the ramp and the kangaroo are cut off/melted out

Statistics

Analysing terrain data

3 - 4

hrs

1,124

m

43

m

28

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Exposure

Exposure

The exposure grade describes the potential consequences of falling or slipping off the path.

Low Exposure: The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.

Medium Exposure: The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

High Exposure: Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.

Extreme Exposure: Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.

Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.

Description

Ascend Shipowners ridge to the top.

1 25m rappel towrads the north puts you in the moat/col.

Traverse the thema glacier for a short stretch gaining the NW ridge from the east.

Traverse the rock ridge passing difficulties/gendarmes on the therma glacier side.

When the ridge steepens climb several short pitches of moderate rock to the top of the kangaroo.

Continue up through ~3 pitches of moderate rock to the top of the buttress.

Follow the scree ridge to the summit ice cap.

Descend the same route.