Mount Haidinger

Elevation (feet): 10,065
Elevation (meters): 3,068
Continent: Australia/Oceania
Country:
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: 1897
First successful climber(s): T.C Fyfe / M. Ross
Nearest major airport: Christchurch
Convenient Center: Franz Josef Village

Thanks to Armando Corvini for adding this peak.

Mount Haidinger, 3068 metre, is located in the Mount Cook National Park, in the South Island of New Zealand. The approach from the South, from the Tasman Glacier, up rotten scree and rock to the upper snow. From the West the approach is much easy. From Pioneer Hut, the approach is up the Fox Glacier. This area is most popular on the West Coast side of Mount Cook. The Pioneer Hut, is fully serviced, but cooking fuel and stoves are not longer supplied. The Hut has15 bunks, and emergencie radio.

(Mount Cook Guidebook by Hugh Logan)

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for Mount Haidinger.

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  • Log #18417 - by RUSSELL HAIDINGER on Dec 18, 2003
    I HAVE NOT CLIMBED, NOR SEEN, MOUNT HAIDINGER BUT AS YOU CAN SEE I DO SHARE THE NAME. PLEASE, IF ANYONE WILL CONTACT ME I WOULD BE HAPPY TO RECEIVE (AND PAY FOR) ANY PHOTOGRAPHS YOU MIGHT HAVE....
  • Log #18418 - by Armando Corvini on July 09, 2003
    Jacob and I summited Haidinger in a splendid sunny day. We climbed the West Ridge,(first ascent party unknown. Grade 3 Alpine. During the descent the weather changed badly, a storm with snow and...