Sawyer Burn Track

Sawyer Burn Track

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

Reviews

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Lee

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views for a relatively straight forward walk. Well worth the short fairly steep ascent! The Sawyer Burn track isn’t actually a loop, it leads straight to the Sawyer Burn hut returning the same route, the nature walk at the bottom is the loop.
It’s worth continuing up from the marker at the top for even more expansive views. Another 3 hours of gruelling backcountry hiking leads to Sentinel Peak, but this is for experienced back country hikers only as there is barely a track and good navigation skills are required.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Flatlanders

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

There are two walks here. A short nature walk and the steep one up the mountain. The view is stunning indeed but the forestpart isn't to bad either. Very steep climb, so also down walkingsticks are helpfull (if you want to use your knees still when old). Never found the hut though, but made it almost to the top. Very peaceful although crowded campsite at the bottom.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Brent Johnson

United States

Ranking: 8/10

This hidden gem of a walk rewards the hiker with stunning views down to Lake Hawea and snowy peaked mountains. The trail is only a foot's width in places with big drops, but stunning nonetheless. Also a quiet walk can be expected with a neat look inside the Sawyer Burn Hut at the top.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Max's avatar

Max

Ranking: 8/10

Quiet, short track. Somewhat steep but not exposed. Above the treeline we didn't continue the track to finish the loop but walked straight up hill following a path to a local peak with nice views.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Kasten

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great view, gand flora.

Reviewed over 10 years ago