Altitude: 1332m to 1498m. Gain: 166m. Loss: 69m . Gradient: 11 deg (Moderate)
Skills: Alpine weather (2/7) Winter - Snow/ice underfoot (2/7)
The poled route (‘The Alpine Route’) heads south over Ada Flat, and descends to a saddle where a cut track swings SSW to Old Man. There is a water tank on the summit of Old Man – very welcome in the dry ranges. A signpost marks the track junction.