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Roy's Peak

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9.7 mile 15.6 kilometer out and back
Intermediate/Difficult

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 hike to Roy's Peak Summit featuring stunning view of Lake Wanaka.

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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 hike 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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May 9, 2019
Josh Pan
Apr 29, 2019
Alec Haahr
9.7mi — 5h 30m
Apr 25, 2019
Tyler Pantle
Steady, steep hike on a very wide track. Ironically, the best view isn't the lookout so keep heading up the mountain and don't bother waiting in line 9.7mi — 5h 30m
Apr 16, 2019
Emily Leland KH
Mar 25, 2019
Olivia Harris
Mar 9, 2019
Bethany Soloski
Dec 23, 2018
Junyi Julia Zhang
Dec 10, 2018
Christophe Gn

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  4.9 from 20 votes

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