Mount Hicks (New Zealand) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Hicks
|Saint David's Dome|
Mount Hicks to the left under Aoraki / Mount Cook
|Elevation||3,216 m (10,551 ft)|
|Prominence||56 m (184 ft)|
|Isolation||0.9 km (0.56 mi)|
|Parent peak||Mount Dampier|
|Parent range||Southern Alps|
|First ascent||February 9, 1906 by Newton, Low und Alec Graham|
Mount Hicks (also known as Saint David's Dome) is a mountain in the Southern Alps in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park on the South Island of New Zealand. The mountain is 3,216 metres (10,551 ft) high. It is above the Hooker Glacier, in the vicinity of Mount Cook.
The mountain was first ascended in 1906. The starting point for ascents is the Empress hut. From the south face of Mount Hicks there are several possible routes, including the Dingle-Button route.
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