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Mount Hicks
Saint David's Dome
Aoraki-Mount Cook from Hooker Valley.jpg
Mount Hicks to the left under Aoraki / Mount Cook
Highest point
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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