Mt Lyndon

  • 1 hr 30 min – 4 hr return by the same track
  • Easy/medium

Day trip of moderate ascent of 650 m hill overlooking Lake Lyndon near Porters Pass. Route goes via low open scrub and easily climbed sections of scrubby groundcover and open patches of rock-studded soft earth.

Key information
Walking time
0 – 1 day
1 hr 30 min – 4 hr
Distance
5.6km
Type
Return by the same track
Return by the same track
Grade
Easy/medium
Navigational ability required in low visibility to avoid taking wrong spur. Grades explained
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
At Poplars, just short of lodge at south end of Lake Lyndon
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Ends
same place or you can do the grand traverse and then walk around the lake or take a side spur
Maps
NZTopo50-BW21
Altitude
840m – 1,489m
Altitude change 649m
More information

The bottom section of this climb is on private land but I can't advise you whose permission is required. Not sure if it's ever grazed. The lodge belongs to the SDA church I'm told.

Map
This track needs a photograph.
ID 10269

About this track

Added 7 June 2014 by HonoraHonora. No revisions.
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