Lochnagar

(1 route)

Richardson Mountains

Type: 
Mountain
Altitude: 
2316m
Access: 

Access from the Rees via Twenty Five Mile Creek is through Rees Valley Station. Permission must be obtained from the station prior to the start of the trip. Detailed information can be obtained at https://www.reesvalley.co.nz/access/

Alternatively, it is possible to access the mountain from Rees Saddle, traversing a number of high alpine basins below the spine of the Richardson Mountains. This route is entirely on public conservation land.

Lat/Lon: 
-44.595124810000, 168.568437880000
NZMS260: 
E40 583 142
Topo50: 
CA10 483 525
Reference Title Grade Length Quality Bolts Gone Natural pro Link to edit content
From Rough Creek
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No public access up Twenty Five Mile Creek without permission from Rees Valley Station. See access notes above. From the top forks of the main stream of Twenty-Five Mile Stream: • Follow the north branch of Rough Creek to the rock ridge running south to a peak 300m north of the summit, traverse to the ridge west of this and follow slabs to the summit, or • Follow the true left of Rough Creek to just above its forks then up steep tussock and slabs of the north-west face, or • Follow scree to the South Ridge from the head of the south branch of Rough Creek.
A. Jackson, J Holloway, January 1933.
Attribution: 
Allan Uren & John Cocks Photo Chris Prudden
UUID: 
9b5115ac-e09f-41e5-b140-9e80658cc3a1