Travel Blogs from Mt Somers, New Zealand

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Summit Day, Mt Somers, New Zealand travel blog

Summit Day

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... of Mt Somers takes around 7 hours. The summit trek is part of the subalpine walkway which traverses the northern face of Mt Somers and covers 17 kilometres of terrain. Incidentally, Mt Somers stands at 1,687 metres. According to the Department of ...

Day 22 - Edora, Lord of the Rings !, Mt. Somers, New Zealand travel blog

Day 22 - Edora, Lord of the Rings !

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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... are free from snow as it is summer, yet you can see where the snow falls due to lack of shrubs or trees on their peaks. Mt. Somers is a very small town. We picked up a few groceries and asked for directions to the Lord of the Rings set at Edoras. ...

let's hit the road, Mt Somers, New Zealand travel blog

let's hit the road

A travel blog entry by bluangel1986

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... found the right track and walked up to the Lookoutpoint; there we had a nive view over all the riverside and a few hills :-)) later in the afternoon we arrived a little village (Mt Sumers) to stay there and have n early start to explore Mt ...

We're going farming, Mt. Somers, New Zealand travel blog

We're going farming

A travel blog entry by pstp

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... confusion with directions we finally made to Sara & Blair's sheep farm, a beautiful location amongst rolling hills, streams with Mt. Somers in the background (Actually we couldnt see it, since the clouds rolled in, but I'm told on good authority). ...

Back to tramping in NZ, Mt Somers Subalpine Walkway, New Zealand travel blog

Back to tramping in NZ

A travel blog entry by kandoroaming

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... on the way we get chatting at the information centre about a walk and end up making a snap decision to walk the Mount Somers Subalpine Walkway.  Packing our bags for a three day tramp (walk) we head off into the bush and up through the ...

A Great day in LOTR territory, Mt Somers NZ, New Zealand travel blog

A Great day in LOTR territory

A travel blog entry by odillesphotos

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I picked up my car this morning and made my way via some very scenic country to Mt Somers. I had a wonderful day photographically. It was light rain and mist all the way.  From Christchurch I went to Hornby where I shopped, and then on via Darfield ...

Amazing Castle Hill Rocks, Mt Somers, New Zealand travel blog

Amazing Castle Hill Rocks

A travel blog entry by bruce_n_ros

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... it was closed for the winter – well, there was new snow above on Mt Hutt!! However we drove a bit further and parked at Mt Somers Domain. This is in a small village but it had everything we needed including a free washing machine!! Sun Oh! So nice ...

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