Mt. Luna via the stone track

  • 3 days 19hrs
  • Medium

Stone hut is a days march in from the Rolling river, taking the main Wangapeka track.From Stone hut ford the river and pick up marked track that climbs through forest on true left of Stone creek.Cross to true right after 1 kilometre and continue to bush edge (great campsites there).Climb tussock slopes to Mt. Luna southern ridge and scramble to the summit.Great views of Karamea and Wangapeka valleys, and of Mt Kendall and Mt Patriarch.There is an unmarked route to Kiwi saddle beneath point 1578 south of Mt. Luna, then follows the ridge heading east to the saddle.This climb and traverse to Kiwi saddle, should only be done in good weather.

Mount Patriarch Tops • By touristiko.
Key information
Walking time
3 days
Type
19hrs
19hrs
Grade
Medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Rolling Junction hut
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Ends
Mt. Luna summit
Maps
NZTopo50-BQ24
NZTopo50-BQ23
Altitude
300m – 1,630m
Altitude change 1,330m
Map
ID 1260

About this track

Added 16 January 2006 by maccamacca. 2 revisions, most recently 28 May 2011 by iangeorgeiangeorge.
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