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South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka

Time: 2 days, Distance: Approx. 60 km

The Cascade Saddle is a challenging alpine route suitable for fit walkers over the warmer summer months.

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

Andreas Beeker

Incredible views

Incredible views

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9 reviews with the most recent first

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Florian Baum

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome glaciers, great views - especially from the Cascade Saddle (one of my favourite places in New Zealand!).

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Regina Baum

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

A lot of variation, fantastic views from the saddle, not too crowded.

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Sarah Jane O'Reilly

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful sight at the top.

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Alex

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely must do this if you're doing the Dart Rees. The view is incredible and it's not all that challenging to get there. The Pylon is a good bit further but also worth doing if you've got the time

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Tobias Sowade

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Six hour track one way. Very steep (dangerous if wet!!), but worth it. Especially if you go up to see the sunset, camp and see the sunrise on top of Mt Pylon. Perfect track if you are looking for some Edelweiss.

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Martin Guillaume

France

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful, really steep.

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Boi Sagarra

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

Huge mountains, glaciers, valleys...enormous!!

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Carmel

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

Not very easy but worth the climb, the view is breathtaking.

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familytravellers

Ranking: 10/10

Spectacular scenery, so the steep and hard climb (1300m) is well rewarded!

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