Altitude: 1294m to 1520m. Gain: 156m. Loss: 254m . Gradient: 16 deg (Moderate)
Skills: Alpine weather (2/7)
East of Bannister the going improves. Its a steep descent to the saddle, and back up the the Twins, but at least its no longer rock climbing. A long, steep descent follows to the low saddle and a final 100m climb up a broad tussock face to the Main Range at pt1434.