With NZ currently in the grip of a strong disturbed westerly flow its feeling good to be re-gathering after returning from Nepal and the Cholatse Expedition rather than rushing back into the mountains to work.
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 […]