Mt Taylor

(2 routes)

Mount Somers Range

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2333m
Lat/Lon: 
-43.507247100000, 171.319136860000
NZMS260: 
K35 741 431
Topo50: 
BX19 641 815
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Edit link
From Woolshed Creek Hut. 1-
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Park at Woolshed creek parking lot and head up to Woolshed Creek hut. From the hut gain the ridge on the climbers left and follow to Quaker Saddle, from the saddle continue along ridge to summit. Descend Taylors stream and move back up to Peache Saddle then follow Woolshed Creek back to the hut. An excellent one day hike for fitter party's..
From Double Hut 1-
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From the Lake Heron car park follow the Swin River track to Double Hut (about 10kms). From Double Hut follow the South Branch of the Swin River to where the obvious ridge meets the river. Continuing on up the right branch 50-100m affords easy access to the ridge. It's possible to take the scree slope down the north side of the ridge and follow the branch back to the stream junction.