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Approaching the saddle77 views
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Ben Lomond151 views
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Ben Lomond from the Queenstown side97 views
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Cecil Peak from the saddle87 views
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Getting close to the saddle81 views
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Heading up to Ben Lomond Saddle130 views
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Junction of Moonlight Creek and Shotover River103 views
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Lake Wakatipu View from Ben Lomond Saddle91 views
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Looking down McConnochie Creek77 views
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Looking North West from near the saddle77 views
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Looking to Ben Lomond about half way up to the saddle84 views
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Looking up Moonlight Creek81 views
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Looking up Moonlight Creek with Moonlight Lodge in the distance102 views
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Looking up the Shotover River87 views
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Moonlight Track107 views
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Moonlight Track95 views
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Moonlight Track88 views
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Posing on the rock ledge118 views
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Queenstown & Remarkables from the saddle89 views
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Route Map238 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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Seffertown135 views
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Sign just below the saddle144 views
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Start of the Moonlight Track79 views
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Start of the walk114 views
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The descent77 views
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Western ridgeline of Ben Lomond81 views
   
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