This is part of Molesworth Farm Park. Most peaks south and east of the river are little more than huge scree piles in summer. In winter there will be ski touring opportunities,

Access: This is part of Molesworth Farm Park. Most peaks south and east of the river are little more than huge scree piles in summer. In winter there will be ski touring opportunities, but Island Saddle may be impassable due to snow. Two huts are convenient climbing bases: Sedgemere Sleepout (4 bunks, basic), 1km west of Lake Sedgemere; and Island Gully Hut (5 bunks, standard).

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North Ridge
Grade 0
Climb a tussock ridge south-east of Paske Saddle stream and then a narrow ridge (or a shelf) to Mt Dora. Mt Guinevere is to the south-west of Dora.
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South East Ridge
Grade 0
Easy riverbed travel from Island Gully Hut Upper Wairau Rv, leads to a pleasant campsite at the junction of the two source streams of the Wairau. Climb easy slopes from the eastern source stream onto the ridge, north of peak 1820m. Scramble over several minor bumps and narrow rocky sections till below a steep buttress guarding the summit pyramid. Follow leads up on ledges and steep but generally sound rock on the eastern side till above the buttress. Scramble along narrow ridges to the top. The easiest descent (or ascent) is north-east down Turk Ridge, then easy scree into the head of the stream. Mt Guinevere is an easy scramble south-west of Dora
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South Gullies Grade 2+
Grade 0
Follow the western source stream of the Wairau, bypassing a waterfall on the true left, into a scree basin and tarn. A steepening snow-filled couloir tops out above the buttress of SE Ridge route.