Kōrero: Mountaineering

North-east face of Mt Aspiring

North-east face of Mt Aspiring

Lindsay Bell leads on the first successful ascent of a rock face of Mt Aspiring in August 1979. The rock was icy, but as it was schist it provided better holds than the greywacke in much of the Southern Alps.

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Photograph by Don Bogie

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - Climbing faces', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10508/north-east-face-of-mt-aspiring (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017