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Mt Somers, Hakatere Conservation Park

View across Woolshed Creek to the Ashburton and Rangitata basins. Photo: David Barnes
Distance
7.33km
Total Ascent
1177m
Time
7hr return
Grade
Moderate
Access
From Jig Road. A steeper, marked track to the summit of Mt Somers can be accessed from Flynns Road, to the east
Map
BX19, BX20
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Topping out on Mt Somers I’ve often found the boring drive across the Canterbury Plains enlivened slightly by wistful glances at Mt Somers. I’ve had some great trips in the area,...

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