New Zealand

Tramper

Foleys Creek Track - Travers Peak

A poled route to the summit of Travers Peak near Lewis Pass

The Foleys Creek Track starts opposite Deer Valley Camping Area, and sidles alongside the road through mossy beech forest. Soon, it turns and climbs alongside Goings Creek, leading quickly onto onto alpine herbfield with no scrub or tussock band. Poles lead directly uphill, following the narrow spur between Goings and Foleys Creeks.

The summit offers impressive views of Lewis Pass and the mountains around the St James Track.

Walking times: 

  • 1 hour 20 minutes to treeline
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to summit
Map
Grade Medium
Bookings Not available
Length 7.0km
Return via same track
Time 5 hr
1 day
Altitude 800m – 1,724m
Altitude change 924m
From Deer Valley Camping Area, south of Lewis Pass
Maps
NZTopo50-BT23
ID 344

About this track

Added 5 May 20025 May 2002 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 21 March 201021 March 2010 by MatthewMatthew.
618ms