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Guided Ascents within New Zealands Mighty Southern Alps

Mt Cook Grading System

19 Oct

New Zealand An alpine grading system adapted from the grades used in the Aoraki/Mt Cook Region is widely used in New Zealand for alpine routes in the North and South islands. Grades currently go from 1–7. The grading system is open ended; harder climbs are possible. Factors which determine grade are (in descending order of […]

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