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An easy hike to a spectacular lookout over Mueller Lake and Mount Cook.


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1.8

Miles

3.0

KM

Out and Back

2,793' 851 m

High

2,497' 761 m

Low

296' 90 m

Up

296' 90 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

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Overview

A short hike to a fine viewpoint over a glacial lake with Mount Cook towering above.

Description

Kea Point can be reached from either Mount Cook Village or more directly from the trailhead at White Horse Hill (described here).

The track heads gently uphill from the carpark through open country with fantastic views of Mount Sefton above. Bear right at the intersection with the trail from the village, and continue uphill past the Sealy Tarns Track junction. The trail climbs somewhat more steeply up to a low saddle, where the first views of Mount Cook can be had. Kea Point is a lookout perched over Mueller Lake, where you can marvel at phenomenal alpine scenery in all directions.

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Almonzo Wilder

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Mount Sefton towering above the Kea Point Track.
Mar 27, 2015 near Mount C…, NZ

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Oct 20, 2017
Nga Huynh
Took part of this trail to get up the Sealy trail to Muller’s hut trail.
Oct 5, 2016
Rodrigo Belasquem
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