Elevation

12,217 ft / 3,724 m

#4 in Canterbury

#5 in New Zealand

Prominence

12,217 ft / 3,724 m

#1 in Canterbury

#1 in New Zealand

Summits

8 summits

#11 in Canterbury

#34 in New Zealand

Top climbing months

February   33%

December   33%

November   22%

Most climbed route

Linda Glacier

Highlights

  • Mount Cook (also known as Aoraki) is the highest mountain in New Zealand.
  • Lies in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in the Southern Alps, the mountain range which runs the length of the South Island.
  • Mount Cook has three summits lying slightly south and east of the main divide: the Low Peak, Middle Peak and High Peak, with the Tasman Glacier to the east and the Hooker Glacier to the west.

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