St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

  • 5 – 9 days one way
  • Medium/hard

A 5-9 day north-south route from St Arnaud to the Lewis Pass, via Travers Pass, Waiau Pass, Thompson Pass and Three Tarn Pass. takes in good sections of the Travers, Sabine, Matakitaki and Maruia valleys.

Key information
Walking time
5 – 9 days
Distance
100.0km
Type
One way
One way
Grade
Medium/hard
This track crosses several tough, untracked passes: Waiau, Thompson, David's Saddle, 3-tarns. Good navoigation skills, tops experience, map/compass and survival gear are strongly recommended Grades explained
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
St Arnaud township
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Ends
Lewis Pass Summit
Maps
NZTopo50-BT24
NZTopo50-BT23
NZTopo50-BR24
NZTopo50-BS24
Altitude
300m – 2,000m
Altitude change 1,700m

For a route guide see 'Route Guide: St Arnaud to Lewis Pass' under 'More Information'

Map
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ID 8875

About this track

Added 8 January 2014 by madpommadpom. No revisions.
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