Acland Shelter, Mt Somers Walkway

Staveley Hill
Staveley Hill
Track Easy. Return via same track.
Part of the Mt Somers circuit, Staveley Hill climbs from Sharplin Falls carpark and past Hookey Knob along the south face. A great place to stop for lunch or, if you decide not to go to the summit,...

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.