Solo ascent from the North Egmont carpark.
0802 Left visitors centre, headed up the puffer past Tahurangi Lodge up the North ridge to the top.
1130 Top, three and a half hours including rests and sight seeing.
1318 Down to a much safer area very icy, was easier going up. A party of five went past on there way up roped together. That did not seem safe. I then passed a party of three, the leader expressed annoyance that I was alone.