Foleys Creek Track - Travers Peak

Lake Sumner Conservation Park, Lewis Pass National Reserve

  • 5 hr return via same track
  • Medium

A poled route to the summit of Travers Peak near Lewis Pass

Libretto Range • By Grandy. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
1 day
5 hr
Distance
7.0km
Type
Return via same track
Return via same track
Grade
Medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Deer Valley Camping Area, south of Lewis Pass
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Maps
NZTopo50-BT23
Altitude
800m – 1,724m
Altitude change 924m

The Foleys Creek Track starts opposite Deer Valley Camping Area, and sidles alongside the road through mossy beech forest. Soon, it turns and climbs alongside Goings Creek, leading quickly onto onto alpine herbfield with no scrub or tussock band. Poles lead directly uphill, following the narrow spur between Goings and Foleys Creeks.

Top of Travers Peak • By Grandy. Licence: C.

The summit offers impressive views of Lewis Pass and the mountains around the St James Track.

Walking times: 

  • 1 hour 20 minutes to treeline
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to summit
Map
ID 344

About this track

Added 5 May 2002 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 21 March 2010 by MatthewMatthew.
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