Havelock and Clyde Rivers from Mount Sunday

Mount Sunday, Rangitata River
Mount Sunday, Rangitata River
Track Easy. Return by the same track.
Short walk to a roche moutonnée, a rocky outcrop in the Rangitata River channel. The hill was used as the location for Edoras in recent Lord of the Rings films.

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.