Mount Barrosa (1364 m) is an easily accessible peak with good views out across Hakatere Conservation Park and even to Aoraki/Mount Cook.
17 km west of Mount Somers, the track starts from a small car park on Ashburton Gorge Road, about 500 m east of Blowing Point Bridge. The car park gives access to public conservation land after a walk of 780 m.
Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.