Introduction

This mainly unmarked loop route travels the Leatham Conservation Area and into the magnificent Molesworth Recreation Reserve, traversing mountain tops and tussocky valleys.

56 km loop

Walking and tramping

4 - 5 days Expert: Route

Seasonal restrictions

A permit is required for travel above Saxton Hut between 1 January and 30 April. Apply to the Wairau / Renwick Office.

Dog access

No dogs

Contacts

Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 521 1806
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonlakesvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Postal Address:   PO Box 55
St Arnaud 7053
Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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