Wild Things - NZ Trail Running Club
NZ Trail Running Club

Login



don't have an account?

Fowlers Pass - St James, Canterbury

Trail Directory proudly supported by Further Faster

Update Your Header Picture

Fowlers Pass - St JamesIntermediate - Experienced

Submitted by Sarah Mannion

Info Info

Trail Information

64.00km

1300m

1300m

 

Canterbury

Hanmer Springs

Back country - remote

Loop

Undulating, some big hills

Riverside
Open farmlands
Open tussock/grasslands

Intermediate - Experienced

10:00 (Slow)
7:00 (Moderate)
5:00 (Fast)

-5.6%

+4.9%

Download PDF Guide

Fastest Known Times (FKTs)

Men

There are currently no male FKTs for Fowlers Pass - St James.

Women

There are currently no female FKTs for Fowlers Pass - St James.

Filter FKTs

The more , the harder the FKT will be to beat. Learn about Fastest Known Times.

Missing your time?

Register or login as a VIP and get yourself on the FKT leaderboard!

Register Now

Description

This is a lovely run with a couple of hills to work the legs. The road provides a nice warm up, especially on colder autumn/winter mornings. It is a well marked route with other tracks going off so you can easily make the run longer if wanted. There are some smaller river crossings but the bigger ones have swing bridges. The rivers are ok to drink out of.


Trail Community

There are currently no members to show for this trail.

Find people who are interested in this run.

You must register or login to view this content.

Features of interest

There are 3 small huts along the way - Fowlers hut, Stanleyvale hut and Scotties hut. Hot pools are a small detour up Cow Stream.


Make Up of Run

Moderate Single Track: 60%

Farm Road / 4WD Track: 20%

Gravel Road: 20%


Route Data

Reviews:

You must register or login to view this content.

Photos:

You must register or login to view this content.

Your Trail Wishlist

All the runs that are on your To Do list (no limit).

Add to wishlist view wishlist

Your Trail Dreamlist

The runs you most want to do (limited to 10).

Add to dreamlist view dreamlist

Wild Explorers

I did it!
  • Access

    This starts at the St James homestead - historic farm buildings dating back to the 1880s. It is approx 30 minutes on mainly gravel road from Hanmer Springs.

    There is lots of parking available at the homestead. No public transport is available.

    21 km

    47 minutes

    No

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Moderate.

    There are other tracks along the way but it is generally well marked with DOC signs. A topo map can be helpful if you don't know the area at all.

    Non-existent.

    Long-sleeved thermal top, Windproof jacket, Beanie/thermal headwear, Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Survival blanket, Cellphone, Map, Headtorch and spare batteries.

    Plenty available from the streams and rivers.

    Water is still available from the main rivers during summer. There is likely to be snow and frosts about during the winter.

  • Sponsor this trail

    If you are interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities, please get in touch below:

    Submit

Got a favourite trail? Tell us about it.

Share the love and add your favourite trail(s) to our growing trail directory.

Submit A Trail

Become a member today

Start enjoying the many benefits to becoming a member of our thriving community.

Become a member

Great brands at great prices with our VIP member's discount

Stay up to date

Sign up to our newsletter for latest offers and trail guides

Share this trail with a friend:

VIP Membership

Please register as a VIP or login to your VIP account to view this content.

Cancel Login Register

Membership Required

You can see up to three trail guides without being logged in but after that we require you to be logged in to your Free or VIP account. If you don’t yet have an account you can set one up here.

Login Register