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Roy's Peak

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Trail

9.7 mile 15.6 kilometer out and back
52% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 4,009' 1,222 m
Descent: -4,007' -1,221 m
High: 5,122' 1,561 m
Low: 1,113' 339 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 16% (9°)
Max Grade: 43% (23°)

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Trail shared by Paul Antoine

A steep run to Roy's Peak Summit featuring stunning view of Lake Wanaka.

Paul Antoine

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Overview

This trail above Wanaka begin through sheep yards and leads you on a spectacular ridge with great photo opportunities. You can keep climbing this steep ridge to Roy's Peak summit for an amazing 360-degree panoramic view of lakes and mountains.

Description

The first half is a path through two sheep yards. You'll have to pass four fences. There are many shortcuts along this part. Once you get the ridge, you can run down along it to take good pictures. Keep climbing (the trail will get steeper) to the top to see the other side of the mountain and get an amazing view. You'll feel so proud when you'll touch the lovely antenna at the summit! Go to the white thing after the antenna to see deeper in the valley.

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Mar 31, 2019
Carlo Cuoghi
Dec 13, 2018
Richard Bamber
Ran about 30% of the uphill and 100% of the downhill. Solid, dry footing, awesome views especially from the optional view point 9.7mi

Trail Ratings

  4.8 from 23 votes

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in Wanaka

#275

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#2

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#275

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7,337 Since Apr 23, 2016
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Photos

Somewhere after the Roys Peak Lookout.
Sep 18, 2018 near Wanaka, NZ
Sheep in front of Lake Wanaka
Apr 23, 2016 near Wanaka, NZ
Ridge, Famous photography spot
Apr 23, 2016 near Wanaka, NZ
Roy's Peak's Antenna
Apr 23, 2016 near Wanaka, NZ

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