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Breaching a guardian’s defences

Road end to Kea Basin, 3-4hr; Kea Basin to summit via Esquilant Bivouac Hut, 8hr; Summit to Kea Basin, 2hr
Earnslaw Hut, four bunks; Esquilant Bivouac Hut, six bunks. There are also two rock bivouacs in Kea Basin
From Glenorchy take the Glenorchy Paradise Road to Rees Valley Rd. It is possible to 4WD all the way up Rees Valley Rd to the to the base of the climb if the river conditions permit, otherwise follow the walking tracks.
Mount Earnslaw East Peak, Mt Aspiring National Park After Mount Aspiring, Mount Earnslaw’s East Peak (2830m) is the second highest summit in Mt Aspiring National Park. The Maori name for...

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