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Mt Somers Track (South Face)

Staveley Hill

Staveley Hill

Part of the Mt Somers circuit, Staveley Hill climbs from Sharplin Falls carpark and past Hookey Knob along the south ...   More ▶︎

Mount Somers Summit Track

The quicker, steeper route to the summit, from Sharplin Falls.   More ▶︎
Miners Track to Woolshed Creek Hut

Miners Track to Woolshed Creek Hut

This track follows, in part, the line the miners took to the old Blackburn Mine. The track, if accessed via ...   More ▶︎
Woolshed Creek Hut surrounds

Woolshed Creek Hut surrounds

The steeply gorged rhyolite landscape around the new hut, with Woolshed Creek at left, Morgan Stream at right, and the ...   More ▶︎
WoolShed Creek Hut

WoolShed Creek Hut

Serviced Hut in Mt Somers   More ▶︎
Woolshed Creek Hut

Woolshed Creek Hut

A new hut situated in a handsome tussock landscape on the Mount Somers Track. Ample camping nearby.   More ▶︎
Mount Somers Track

Mount Somers Track

Leading around the back of Mount Somers, an ancient volcano, this track explores a fascinating landscape with handsome grasslands and ...   More ▶︎
Woolshed hut

Woolshed hut

One of two huts on the mount somers walkway and is more like a hotel than a hut.   More ▶︎
Sharplin Falls

Sharplin Falls

Easy walk in fern forest.   More ▶︎
Sharplin falls

Sharplin falls

Walk along a stream to the Sharplin Falls. Different walks are possible.   More ▶︎
Sharplin falls

Sharplin falls

At the end of the walk to sharplin falls you'll find this.   More ▶︎
Ranunculus enysii

Ranunculus enysii

Growing in damp patches amongst tussocks on the slopes of Mount Somers.   More ▶︎
Gentle summit

Gentle summit

The easy tussock slopes of the Mount Somers summit.   More ▶︎
Evening, Mount Somers tarns

Evening, Mount Somers tarns

Camping on the gentle tussock slopes at around 1270m.   More ▶︎
Evening, Mount Somers

Evening, Mount Somers

Camping at 1270m on Mount Somers.   More ▶︎
Muehlenbeckia axillaris

Muehlenbeckia axillaris

This species is widespread around the Blackburn Mine site, Mount Somers.   More ▶︎
Mt Somers waterfall

Mt Somers waterfall

A bit over half way into Pinnacles Hut,the track goes behind this pretty little falls;shady & cool on a summers ...   More ▶︎
MtSomers sunrise

MtSomers sunrise

a couple of years ago,we camped at 1200m above the South Face of Mt Somers.Stunning light evening & morning,before we ...   More ▶︎
Trifalls Stream, near the summit

Trifalls Stream, near the summit

From a boggy flat near the Mount Somers summit, Trifalls Stream sets off under a rock field and drops into ...   More ▶︎
Mount Somers summit

Mount Somers summit

Head of Trifalls Stream, looking west.   More ▶︎
Mount Somers summit

Mount Somers summit

This the main rout to the summit: the ridge leading down to Staveley Hill.   More ▶︎
Coprosma perpusilla

Coprosma perpusilla

Bog at the head of Trifalls Stream, Mount Somers summit.   More ▶︎
Mount Somers summit (from Woolshed Creek)

Mount Somers summit (from Woolshed Creek)

A gentle climb over untracked tussock land to this easy summit.   More ▶︎
Mt Somers

Mt Somers

This high foothill,1688m,gives great panoramas of the Canterbury Plains and views of Mts Cook,Winterslow,Hutt,Taylor,D`Archiac,Peel,Tripp,and more.About seven hours return.This view taken ...   More ▶︎
Hakatere Conservation Park

Hakatere Conservation Park

This park protects high country between the Rakaia and Rangitata Rivers in the Ashburton Lakes District, Mid-Canterbury.   More ▶︎
Pinnacles hut

Pinnacles hut

Pinnacles hut, Mt Somers. taken October 2006   More ▶︎
Pinnacles Hut (Hakatere)

Pinnacles Hut (Hakatere)

A well-situated hut on the Mount Somers Track. The columnar basalt cliffs of Mount Somers provide a handsome backdrop. Limited ...   More ▶︎
Arrowsmith Range

Arrowsmith Range

Arrowsmith range taken from Mt Somers. Lake Heron also visible. taken October 2006.   More ▶︎
Geological contrasts

Geological contrasts

The ragged rhyolite cliffs of Mount Somers in the foreground, and the smoother Torlesse greywacke of the Winterslow Range beyond. ...   More ▶︎
Mount Somers summit

Mount Somers summit

South Face cliffs, November.   More ▶︎
Acland Shelter

Acland Shelter

Acland Shelter. 10-March-2018   More ▶︎
Snoopys head on Manuka range

Snoopys head on Manuka range

To get to this rock you clime up behind the Manuka hut and it's an easy walk along the top ...   More ▶︎
Manuka Range/Stour R. Circuit

Manuka Range/Stour R. Circuit

2 day circuit extended to 3 days by going into Woolshed Creek via Burma Rd then traversing Manuka Range   More ▶︎
Manuka Range/West Stour area

Manuka Range/West Stour area

Manuka Hut is found at the far end of this low range.If you`re keen on MTB riding,old farm tracks will ...   More ▶︎
Mt Alford

Mt Alford

A walk through beech forest, open farmland and alpine scrub with great views of Mt Somers, Mt Winterslow and Mt ...   More ▶︎
Mount Somers looking north

Mount Somers looking north

The south face is steep and eroded. From the west, a gentle plain rises to the summit.   More ▶︎
Mount Somers

Mount Somers

The view east from the smaller Mount Barrosa.   More ▶︎
Mt Barrosa

Mt Barrosa

A volcanic summit (1364m) in the Clent Hills with sweeping views across the Ashburton Lakes basin.   More ▶︎

Barrosa

Poled route to the summit of Mount Barrosa, in the Clent Hills.   More ▶︎
Mt Barrosa

Mt Barrosa

Summit, with Mt Somers and Winterslow in background.   More ▶︎
Manuka Range

Manuka Range

On top looking towards Mt Sugarloaf and Mt Catherine with Ricki Spur (left ) and Longman Range ( right )   More ▶︎
Scree buttercup

Scree buttercup

Ranunculus crithmifolius, mid-October, Mount Barrosa.   More ▶︎
Columnar basalt

Columnar basalt

Near the summit of Mount Barrosa.   More ▶︎
Stour River

Stour River

Looking north, Manuka Hut is just around the hook in the river at the end of the Manuka Range.   More ▶︎
Ashburton Lakes

Ashburton Lakes

The view west from Mount Barrosa. Mount Guy (1319m) is in the foreground, with the sharp summit of distant Mt ...   More ▶︎
Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa is a walking trail running the entire length of the North and South Islands. The trail opened 3 ...   More ▶︎
Lake Emily

Lake Emily

Cameron Valley and the Arrowsmith Range beyond.   More ▶︎
Manuka Hut

Manuka Hut

A very basic hut near Lake Heron that is popular with Hunters. It is located 5 km away from Double ...   More ▶︎
Manuka hut

Manuka hut

Manuka hut. taken Nov 2012   More ▶︎
Manuka Hut via Lake Emily

Manuka Hut via Lake Emily

A short walk to a hut at the foot of the Mount Somers Range.   More ▶︎
Manuka Hut

Manuka Hut

Simple musterers' hut on the Stour River at the foot of the Mount Somers Range.   More ▶︎

Circuit of Branches of the Stour via Manuka Hut

Attractive alternative circuit via varied terrain.   More ▶︎