Lake Kaniere - Otira

from the north end of Lake Kaniere, along the west shore to the Styx river. East along the Styx to the Arahura river and over Newton saddle to Taipo river. Downstream to Dillon Homestead then over Kelly saddle to Midland Hwy and Otira.

Note : this gpx file is constructed from LINZ maps - it is not a recorded plot.

Contains data sourced from Land Information New Zealand and Landcare Research under CC-By.
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
L Kaniere - Otira
Elevation range 97m – 1,371m Total ascent 3,531m
Recorded distance 63.5km Total descent 3,297m
Points 268 Average grade 11%
Start -42.806525, 171.127179154m
End -42.829307, 171.563650388m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
mid-Styx Hut side
Elevation range 283m – 476m Total ascent 197m
Recorded distance 2.9km Total descent 110m
Points 15 Average grade 11%
Start -42.889631, 171.223016283m
End -42.892020, 171.249391369m



  • bernieq bernieq Yes, Matthew, 4 days would be reasonably comfortable. A long first day to Grassy Flat Hut could be made more manageable by starting at the Upper Kokatahi roadend (cuts out 10km along the lake).
    29 August 2013
  • matthew matthew Looks great. How many days? Four?
    29 August 2013
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Added 25 July 2011 by bernieq. 11 revisions, most recently 29 August 2013 by bernieqbernieq.


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