|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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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, 2006It 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, 2006South 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, 2003Noel 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