Altitude: 792m to 1451m. Gain: 587m. Loss: 662m . Gradient: 14 deg (Moderate)
Skills: Alpine weather (2/7) Winter - Iceaxe/crampons (4/7)
A poled route heads up the spur north of Top Dingle Hut, climbing moderately steeply to 1300m before sidling north to the saddle with the Ahuriri. An old benched pack track zigzags easily down to the Ahuriri road, reaching it 400m south of Ahuriri Base Hut.