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Ben Lomond from the Queenstown side95 views
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The descent75 views
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Sign just below the saddle140 views
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Cecil Peak from the saddle83 views
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Queenstown & Remarkables from the saddle86 views
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Lake Wakatipu View from Ben Lomond Saddle88 views
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Looking down McConnochie Creek74 views
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Getting close to the saddle78 views
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Western ridgeline of Ben Lomond77 views
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Ben Lomond144 views
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Approaching the saddle74 views
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Looking to Ben Lomond about half way up to the saddle81 views
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Looking North West from near the saddle72 views
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Looking up Moonlight Creek78 views
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Looking up Moonlight Creek with Moonlight Lodge in the distance99 views
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Heading up to Ben Lomond Saddle124 views
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Seffertown130 views
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Junction of Moonlight Creek and Shotover River100 views
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Moonlight Track84 views
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Looking up the Shotover River84 views
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Moonlight Track104 views
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Start of the Moonlight Track76 views
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Posing on the rock ledge115 views
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Moonlight Track92 views
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Start of the walk111 views
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Route Map230 viewsStarted the walk from Arthurs Point at the entrance to the Moonlight Track. This follows the trail up the Shotover River and Moonlight Creek, before heading uphill just before Seffertown. It's then a gentle but steady climb to Ben Lomond Saddle (1316m), with the option of either climbing Ben Lomond or Bowen Peak. Then it's all downhill to Queenstown. Total ascent is just over 1000m and total descent is about 1200m.
   
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