Rogers Track

Rapaki Track
Rapaki Track
Track Easy. One way.
An evenly graded climb up to the Summit Road on Christchurch's Port Hills.
Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park
Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park
Track Easy/medium. One way.
Easy walking through regenerating forest and over tussockland on Christchurch's Port Hills.

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.