Mt Aspiring – 17th Jan 2020

An epic mish with Lachlan.

Leaving after work we made our way to Pearl Flat, where we camped the night.

Next day we ventured to Colin Todd via Bevan Col.

On the third day we made our way up the Kangaroo Patch and climbed the buttress to summit. We descended the same route, all the way to the car (starting at 4.30am and reaching the car at 6ish pm. We were back in Queenstown that night, a very successful trip.

17 jan 2020 Aspring from Bevan Col
Bevan Col 17th Jan 2020.
Colin Todd
Colin Todd Hut.
Lachie top of ramp - not the route we climbed
On the NW Ridge, just above the ramp.
on top
Summit Mt Aspiring, 17th Jan 2020.
pitching
Pitching to get around some steep snow slopes. A better option would be to climb the buttress more directly in these conditions.
Decding bev col
Descending Bevan Col.
Raping bev slabs
Rapelling the Bevan Slabs.
IMG_7607
Stoked with the mission, Bevan Slabs.
Xtream
Back at the car… Xtream! haha

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