The track to Breast Hill is part of the Te Araroa Trail and provides spectacular panoramic views of Lake Hāwea and the Southern Alps.
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From the Dingle Burn Road to Pakituhi Hut the track climbs a vertical 950m, with the first kilometre of track zig-zagging for 400 vertical metres before reaching a small saddle. On this section of track the highest point (1,300m altitude) is reached at the ridge-line prior to Pakituhi Hut. On clear days, trampers will be rewarded with stunning views over Lake Hāwea and the surrounding landscape including Mt Aspiring/ Tititea. There are two public huts on this track – Pakituhi Hut sleeps 8 people and Stodys Hut sleeps 6. 

  • Start: Dingle Burn Road 
  • Time: 4-5 hours one way, Dingle Burn Road to Pakituhi Hut
  • Distance: 4km one-way, Dingle Burn Road to Pakituhi Hut
  • Grade: Moderate-Difficult, steep and exposed in places

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