Grey, Mt

Mount Grey. Fantastic views of Christchurch. Easy walk for families and beginners

List Status Unofficial
Elevation 933 m (3,061 ft)
Location/List South Island, New Zealand
Region Canterbury
Location Coordinates 43° 7′ 18″ S, 172° 32′ 55″ E
Range Foothills forests
Recommended Route
Duration Help.gif 3 hours return
Start/End Points Car park with toilets at picnic area
Difficulty Help.gif Easy
Track conditions Help.gif Path
Season Help.gif Patches can be muddy after heavy rain
Sights Views, Bush, Communications equipment(!) , May get to see hangliders taking off near the top if you are lucky
Hazards Snow, High winds, Mud , Only in winter really

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Our Recommended Route

Two tracks to the top. Watch out for the longer one, it is the only track I know where the DOC signposts underestimate the time required.

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For car hire, you can book from Snap Rentals- with pickup locations at Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Christchurch Airport, Queenstown Airport, and Queenstown Town Centre
Once back from your hike, treat yourself to a beer from Behemoth Brewing