Mount Herbert: Western Valley Road approach

  • 2 hr 45 min
  • Return by the same track
  • Easy

A straightforward route along the unconstructed section of the Summit Road to the highest point on Banks Peninsula: Mount Herbert / Te Ahu Patiki (919m).

Port Levy Saddle to Mt Herbert • By Hugh vN. Licence: C.
Key information
Time
2 hr 45 min
Distance
10.0km
Type
Return by the same track
Return by the same track
Grade
Easy
Access
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Starts
Western Valley Road, saddle between Port Levy and Little River. Most straightforward access from Christchurch is via Little River.
Distance from you: ()
Other
Altitude
670m – 920m
Altitude change 250m
Maps
NZTopo50-BX24

Note: this track is closed for lambing from 1 August to end October.

Starting at the pretty 670m saddle between Port Levy and Little River, follow the surveyed course of the unconstructed Summit Road. An easy walk with little climbing.

 

Map 
ID 423

About this track

Added 1 August 2005 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 19 May 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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