Mount Haast

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The three Peaks of Mount Haast, is located in the Mount Cook National Park. The High Peak, 3140m, the Middle Peak, 3085m. the West Peak, 3081m. They can be reached by the Plateau Hut from the South or Pioneer Hut from the West. The Peaks offer a variety of ascents. The climbs are mixed rock,snow,ice. The standard route is gained from Marcel Col, it was climbed by Graham and Newton in 1907. Grade 2+ Alpine. (Mount Cook Guidebook by Hugh Logan)

Elevation (feet): 10,302
Elevation (meters): 3,140
Continent: Australia/Oceania
Country: New Zealand
Range/Region: South Island
Latitude: -43.559881
Longitude: 170.178152
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Sep, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: 1907
First successful climber(s): A. Graham, H.E Newton
Nearest major airport: Christchurch
Convenient Center: Mount Cook Village / Franz Josef Village

Thanks to Armando Corvini and theyogiclimber for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

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

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  • Log #18421 - by Armando Corvini on July 11, 2003
    We climbed the Davison,Hewit,Reid Route, from Pioneer Pass. Exelent climb up a prominent couloir. Descended the standard Route on Lendenfeld to Pioneer Hut. Descended in full blizzard and white out.