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  • Bealey, New Zealand

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    • Castle Hill, New Zealand

      Climb Mt. Cloudsley

      5.0
      8.7 mi / 3937 ft gain
      Park at the Hogsback Trailhead in Castle Hill Village. Follow the Hogsback trail by staying to the right at both upcoming "Y" intersections. Once you reach the bush edge, Long Spur and Mt Cloudsley come into view. Break off from the trail aiming for the toe of Long Spur. Then climb along the cres...
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    • Castle Hill, New Zealand

      Hike Mt. Cheeseman

      9.9 mi / 4265.1 ft gain
      Follow the Hogsback Track until you reach the clearing just after the Waterfall Creek crossing. Hike through the clearing towards the toe of Mt Cheeseman's east ridge.Work your way up the ridge by linking a network of tussock slopes, ledges, scree slopes snow patches and crumbly rock. Eventually ...
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    • Castle Hill, New Zealand

      Hike and Climb at Castle Hill

      3.5
      2 mi
      Follow the footpath from the car park. You will quickly arrive at Castle Hill, famous for it's incredible array of giant limestone formations. There is no official path so you are free to wander the maze of rocks. Look for arches and even signs of ancient Maori inhabitants. Its fun to climb among...
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    • Otira, New Zealand

      Stay at Carroll Hut

      1.6 mi / 2296.6 ft gain
      This hike begins at a hidden parking lot just North/East of Kelly's Creek, about 2km north of Otira, drive carefully through to the car park and trailhead, a gravel lot with a latrine, near the creek.   Once ready, begin the hike, to the west.  In the first 5 minutes you'll cross a small tributar...
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    • Springfield, New Zealand

      Hike the Trig M Trail

      4.0
      2.1 mi / 1509.2 ft gain
      The hiking trail first ascends a hillside to about 1,500 meters. It then follows the crest of a ridge in a southwest direction until you reach the "trig", a marker used in geographical survey. The maintained track ends here but hikers wanting more can continue traveling cross country to Rabbit Hi...
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    • Springfield, New Zealand

      Hike Foggy Peak and Castle Hill Peak

      5.0
      8.1 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
      Park in the gravel roadside parking area at the highpoint of Porters Pass. Follow the faint use path up the lower scree slopes of Foggy Peak northward towards the summit. Upon reaching the summit of Foggy Peak the alpine traverse to Castle Hill Peak becomes obvious. The hike between the two peaks...
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    • Springfield, New Zealand

      Hike to Foggy Peak Summit

      5.0
      2 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
      The Foggy Peak trail is an unmarked path leading from the carpark at the top of Porters Pass to the summit of Foggy Peak. The clouds can get very low here so be sure to bring a GPS or be knowledgeable in the mountains. From the carpark just duck under the fence and head on up to the top. The way ...
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    • Lake Coleridge, New Zealand

      Hike Peak Hill

      5.0
      4 mi / 2066.9 ft gain
      Rising about 600 meters from the Canterbury Plains, Peak Hill offers everything New Zealand is famous for: a steep climb to get your heart pumping, views of a gorgeous lake (Coleridge), ever-changing weather, views of the Alps, and views of wide, braided rivers. It is well worth sticking with the...
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    • Kokatahi, New Zealand

      Hike to the Mt. Brown Hut and Mt. Brown Summit

      5 mi / 3937 ft gain
      This trail is unique in that it is community run, solely by volunteers.  The track starts at a signposted car park just short of an hour east of Hokitika. From here the fairly short, but steep track climbs just over 1000m through native bush following a marked and well trodden trail. About half a...
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    • Kokatahi, New Zealand

      Explore Hokitika Gorge

      4.0
      From the carpark follow the signs to the gorge. The trail goes through the forest for approximately 10 minutes downhill before reaching the swing bridge which spans the gorge. After the bridge you can continue walking down to another viewing platform and opportunity to go further down, closer t...
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    • Windwhistle, New Zealand

      Hike the Rakaia Gorge Walkway

      5.0
      6.5 mi / 328.1 ft gain
      This 150 km long Rakaia River starts in the Southern Alps and continues east to be an awesome feature of the Canterbury Plains. The track isn't too long - a great day trip. You'll start where the river opens up and begins to braid, and hike to the gorge, where it narrows. Getting There: The trail...
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    • Staveley, New Zealand

      Hike the Mount Somers Track Circuit

      5.0
      16.2 mi
      The Mount Somers circuit is a tough 26km adventure, but it rewards you with constantly changing but beautiful scenery. From the start at the Sharplin Falls carpark, the trail immediately climbs upward through lush forest. As soon you reach a highpoint, you descend again to cross the river (via a ...
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    • Ashburton Lakes, New Zealand

      Mountain Bike to Boundary Creek Hut

      The track to Boundary Creek Hut follows an old 4WD track for about 9 km () with minimal height gain on the way in. Not long into the ride, you will pass another 4WD track with marker poles – this heads to the Garden of Eden (not the glacier one), so keep on the main track.About 2 km (1.2 miles) f...
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    • Ashburton Lakes, New Zealand

      Hike to the Summit of Mt. Guy

      6.2 mi / 2139.1 ft gain
      Park at the Lake Clearwater trailhead where you are immediately greeted by some of the best alpine views in New Zealand. The hiking track follows the lake shore around the west end before breaking off to the right and ascending Mt Guy in typical New Zealand fashion, without switchbacks. After a l...
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