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Light Fantastic

Dawn at rime ice-encrusted Syme Hut. Photo: Peter Laurenson
Time
Dawson Falls Visitor Centre to Syme Hut, 2-4hr; Syme Hut to summit, 1-2hr.
Grade
Moderate
Access
Take the Fanthams Peak Track from Dawson Falls Visitor Centre at the end of Manaia Road
Map
BJ29
Syme Hut, Egmont National Park Only Aoraki/Mt Cook has claimed more fatalities than Mt Taranaki. You might see the mountain as a wolf in sheep’s clothing, but that is unfair....

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