Mt Sunday / Mt Riley Track

Mount Richmond Forest Park

  • 8 hr loop track
  • Medium

A circuit track on the Richmond Range, visiting two forested summits.

Mount Riley, Marlborough • By bondy. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
1 – 2 days
8 hr
Distance
15.0km
Type
Loop track
Loop track
Grade
Medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Davies Road, near Onamalutu Reserve, Kaituna
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Maps
NZTopo50-BQ27
Altitude
120m – 1,311m
Altitude change 1,191m
More information

This circuit visits the summits of both Mount Riley (1311m) and Mount Sunday (1301m). There are small patches of open tops around the summits, affording views of the Wairau Plains.

Random Stump, Mount Riley • By bondy. Licence: C.

From Northbank Road, drive up Onamalutu Road and turn off at the campsite onto Briggs and then Davies Road. These forestry roads may be closed at any time due to fire hazard. Check road status here.

From the car park take the track in either direction along ridges either side of a stream catchment. Mounts Sunday and Riley lie at the head of the catchment, with Mount Sunday Biv just east of Mount Sunday summit.

Map
ID 16505

About this track

Added 9 October 2017 by MatthewMatthew. No revisions.
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