Otago Section of the New Zealand Alpine Club

Section Event

Mt Wakefield Dec 2021

Friday, December 10 2021 — Sunday, December 12 2021

The Basics
Event type: Mountaineering
Start date: Friday, December 10 2021
End Date: Sunday, December 12 2021
Registration cut-off Sunday, December 5 2021 12:00 AM
Trip organizers
Keith Moffat [Otago]
Cost Contribution to transport cost
Participant Information
Who's invited Members and guests
Attendee screening Attendees are pre-screened
Maximum number of participants 12
Total number registered 4
Who's registered You must be logged in to view participant list


Mt Wakefield is a grade 1 climb in the Mt Cook range. It is close to the the Hermitage. A good level of fitness is required. We will travel to Mt Cook on Saturday morning and walk into campsite in the afternoon at about 1650m. We will climb Wakefield on Sunday then drive home in the evening. We have been unable to use Unwin Lodge as it is booked out for a wedding for the weekend.
 Experience with ice axe and crampons is required.

Getting There

Travel by private car 


What to Expect

A big day out with magic views of the Hooker and Tasman valleys and Mt Sefton

Possible Hazards

Bad weather, possible avalanche will not go if risk is high.


Ice axe

Camping gear 


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