Roys Peak Summit

Point Of Interest

4.6 from 9 users

Description

Take in breathtaking views over Lake Wnaka, Mount Aspiring/Tititea and surrounding peaks after a steep climb through alpine meadows and tussock grasslands to the summit. Distance: 16 km return via same track. Change in elevation: 1,228m The track is closed for lambing from the 1 October - 10 November each year. In winter you will need to carry and be able to use alpine equipment such as ice axe and crampons. In addition, the top section of this track has challenging avalanche terrain above the 1000m mark. No dogs.

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Location

Lat: -44.69428 Lng: 169.04906

User Reviews

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User 232506

The track can seem boring as it's always the same scenery. Icy snow on the last km, but the view from the top is breathtaking, totally worths it! 5h return

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Jana027

Awesome view but pretty muddy and icy so the way was really slippery. Needed more or less 4.5h both ways.

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User 198163

We did it today. Started at 3.15 am to see the sunrise on the top. Took us almost 2 hours to the top (we're quite fit and during night is it much easier). It was breathtaking! One of the best views I've ever had! I can highlt recommend this track. It's amazing. The track is quite easy but it goes continously up. Take enough water and enjoy this beautiful view :)

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