Introduction

A public access easement leads to Landslip Creek above Lake Pukaki.

Track overview

10 km

Walking and tramping

3 hr one way Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

2 hr Easy: Grade 2

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

This is a marked public access easment through private farmland. The public conservation land starts at Landslip Creek. From there, there is a marked route uphill to Braemar Dome under Mt Stevenson. The track is good for easy ski-touring in winter.

Winter travel to Landslip Creek.
A ski-tourer on the public access easement to Landslip Creek

Mountain biking

The public access easement runs along the top of what is an ancient glacial terrace. This makes for enjoyable and easy riding. Ride in and return the same way.

This is a shared-use track. Follow the mountain bikers code: respect others, respect the rules, respect the track.

Cycling out from Landslip Creek. Photo: DOC
A mountain biker returns from Landslip Creek

Getting there

Follow SH 8 north of Twizel for 18 km. Turn into Hayman Road at the bottom of Lake Pukaki, then into Braemar Road. Look out for the DOC sign for the car parking area.

Know before you go

Map: NZTopo50 BY16 Mount Stevenson

Private property: This track crosses private land. Respect the landowner's livestock and property: stay on the marked track until you reach the conservation land, leave gates as you find them and use stiles where provided. Livestock can be unpredictable – keep your distance at all times/go around if necessary. 

No camping until the conservation area boundary.

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