Brett, Mount


Trip Details
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Attained Summit?: 
Trip Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2009
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Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 4 : you fall, you are almost dead
Difficulty Notes: 

Easy alternate descent is the way to go on this one! Difficult scrambling on the ridge described by Kane.

Trip Report

After summiting Pilot I decided to take advantage of the long approach up the Redearth valley by bagging Mount Brett while I was in the area anyway. I have to say - this is a long day. When Kane says you'll be bagged afterwards, he's not kidding! After descending into the valley between Pilot and Brett I was left with almost 1000 meters of height gain and some difficult terrain to negotiate - and it was a hot day which didn't help the energy levels. That would leave me with a total of 2500 meters of height gain in a remote area on difficult terrain. It was an awesome day but probably not something I'll repeat too often - especially as a solo objective.


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hey vern, awesome trip reports! they really help me out every time. also, how long did this trip took you? i might want to plan it in this week. thanks!


just seen it now, sorry for that haha

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