Mount Dixon

Elevation (feet): 9,905
Elevation (meters): 3,019
Continent: Australia/Oceania
Country: New Zealand
Range/Region: South Island
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Oct, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: 1931
First successful climber(s): Bryant, Mace, Syme
Nearest major airport: Christchurch / Mount Cook
Convenient Center: Mount Cook Village

Thanks to Armando Corvini for adding this peak.

Mount Dixon, is reached with ease from the Plateau Hut. The East ridge is the standard ascent and descent route. Grade 2+ alpine

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Mount Dixon.

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  • Log #19195 - by Philipp on Sep 27, 2006
    It is the easiest climb you can do from plateau hut and a good test if you want to summit mt.cook. lower rocky part of south ridge cannot be recommended. it is much more faster to use steep...
  • Log #19117 - by Elliott Piggott on Jan 12, 2006
    South Ridge. Glacier approach with low crevasse risk. A steep snow slope (50 degrees 150m) onto a rocky ridge of three towers. Rock is very broken up but never more than a UK diff.
  • Log #18404 - by Armando Corvini on July 05, 2003
    Noel and I summited Mount Dixon, as preparation to climb Mount Cook. We climbed the South ridge, by the Gillett and Co route. Alpine grade 3