View from Mt Fyffe Summit (May 2014)

Mount Fyffe
Mount Fyffe
Track 1 – 2 days. Medium. Return by the same track.
A steep 4WD track to a hut overlooking Kaikoura Peninsula, and on to the summit, with panoramic views of the Kaikoura Ranges.

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.