Track. 1 day. Easy/medium. Return by the same track. Updated 16 January 201916 January.
Noteworthy peak east of Porters Pass. More ▶︎
Track. Medium. Return via same track. Updated 30 May 201130 May 2011.
The track leads up to Rough Creek Saddle from where there is a great view on Lake Christabel and the Blue Grey River. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Medium. Loop track. Updated 12 May 201012 May 2010.
A classic traverse from Mt Bealey to Avalanche Peak More ▶︎
Track. Easy/medium. One way. Updated 11 January 201211 January 2012.
Queens Drive is an old goats track across the front side of the Remarkables. You can pick it out in summer as a grey scree slope and in winter a snow field which is pretty obvious. The route is exposed and ... More ▶︎
Track. 4 – 5 days. Medium/hard. Loop track. Updated 15 April 201015 April 2010.
A challenging 4-5 day circuit in the St. James Conservation Area / Nelson Lakes National Park featuring two alpine pass crossings and some unmarked track route finding. Starts and ends at Lake Tennyson and can be done in either direction. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Hard. One way. Updated 9 October 20109 October 2010.
A fair weather route linking the upper Wilkin valley to the head of the East Matukituki. Two dangerous climbs are required, one to access the pass via the Wilkin Waterfall Face, and one to descend the cliff face into the ... More ▶︎
Track. 2 – 4 days. Medium. Loop track with a road section. Updated 7 May 20117 May 2011.
3 day circuit (1 full day) involving retired pastoral lease runs. Middle section especially attractive as it traverses unfolding rolling country parallel to Bush Stream. Part of this route follows Te Araroa and includes 3 former musterers' huts in the ... More ▶︎
Track. 1 – 2 days. Medium/hard. One way. Updated 19 July 201519 July 2015.
A single day route from one beautiful lake to another involving travel in the Anatoki river to the saddle south of Adelaide Tarn which avoids scrub bashing. More ▶︎
Track. 2 days. Medium. Loop track. Created 21 March 201021 March 2010.
An interesting circuit exploring the alpine tops around Lewis Pass. More ▶︎
Track. Easy. Return via same track. Updated 28 May 201128 May 2011.
Part of the Mt Somers circuit, Staveley Hill climbs from Sharplin Falls carpark and past Hookey Knob along the south face. A great place to stop for lunch or, if you decide not to go to the summit, you still ... More ▶︎
Track. 2 – 3 days. Medium. One way. Updated 13 February 201113 February 2011.
Typical Ruahine weekend tramp 4 huts, open tops,river travel and some great bush. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Medium. One way. Updated 18 June 201318 June 2013.
Attractive old track from Otehake swingbridge to open tops. Recent extensions cut from gully to bypass waterfalls. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Hard. One way. Updated 5 July 20145 July 2014.
A classic mountain traverse in Arthurs Pass National Park, includes climbing steep scree, bluffs, rock and snow. An ice axe and crampons are often essential, a rope may be needed. More ▶︎
Track. 3 – 5 days. Medium. One way. Updated 10 January 201010 January 2010.
Climbing through beach Forest, Open tops, steep Descents followed by steep climbs, river valleys, great huts. An alpine experience with all the thrills good and bad weather can provide. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Medium/hard. Return via same track. Updated 3 January 20103 January 2010.
A short but challenging climb from Arthur's Pass Village. More ▶︎
Track. 1 – 2 days. Hard. Return via same track. Updated 31 December 200931 December 2009.
An ascent from the state hwy(SH6),just west of Haast Pass,of over 1700m to a summit on the main divide of the Southern Alps. A climb through beech forest from 450m to the bushline at 1160m and on to Brewster hut ... More ▶︎
Track. 4 – 5 days. Medium. Loop track. Updated 22 November 200922 November 2009.
About a 4 day trip in the Kaweka Forest Park. I called it this because the route travels around the watershed of the Kiwi Stream. We took a leisurely 5 days to complete this trip, though 4 would be quite ... More ▶︎
Track. 2 days. Medium. Return via same track. Updated 28 September 200928 September 2009.
Steep climb on well maintained track to Mt Holdsworth (1470m) then a steeper descent into the Waiohine Valley. Return via same track. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Medium. One way. Created 21 September 200921 September 2009.
A great trip over the top of Mt Faust and down a spur to Boyle Hut on the St James Walkway. Makes a great weekend trip. More ▶︎
Track. 3 – 4 days. Medium. Loop track. Updated 2 February 20102 February 2010.
This is a 3-4 day track that is located near Makarora at the head of Lake Wanaka. Being a loop it can be tramped in either direction, but most parties start at the Young River valley and go over Gillespie ... More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Easy/medium. Return by the same track. Updated 27 May 201327 May 2013.
Woolshed Creek Hut - Rhyolite Ridge Track junction (4 km) Time: 2 hr. The route takes in dynamic scenery with regenerating mountain beech forest within a vaulted landscape of waterfalls, deep, icy pools and forbidding rocky tors. From the hut ... More ▶︎
Track. Easy. Return via same track. Updated 30 May 201130 May 2011.
This track follows, in part, the line the miners took to the old Blackburn Mine. The track, if accessed via Woolshed Creek picnic area, climbs steeply along the hand-built jig that used to transport coal from the Blackburn Mine to ... More ▶︎
Track. Easy/medium. One way. Updated 2 January 20162 January 2016.
Alternative route to the summit of Mount Richardson (1047m) in the Canterbury foothills. More ▶︎
Track. Medium. One way. Updated 19 May 201119 May 2011.
DOC have re cut an old track that gives access to the Middle Range from Waipakihi Hut. The usual route via Junction Top crosses private land and requires a permit. Going by this route avoids the Private land altogether. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Easy/medium. One way. Updated 30 May 201130 May 2011.
From the car park at the east end of the Cass road bridge, follow the vehicle track next to the row of pine trees until it meets Cass River. Follow the riverbed upstream, you will need to cross the river ... More ▶︎
Track. 1 – 2 days. Medium. Return via same track. Updated 12 April 200912 April 2009.
A brilliant day trip up the highest peak in the Eyre Mountains. More ▶︎
Track. 1 – 2 days. Hard. One way. Updated 12 April 200912 April 2009.
A challenging day trip or overnight trip in Fiordland. More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Medium. One way. Created 9 April 20099 April 2009.
This hike begins at Greig's Hut in the Branch River Valley, Upper Marlborough. A great day trip, it can be driven part way or walked entirely. The track is fairly well marked and makes itself evident as one pushes through ... More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Easy. Loop track. Updated 4 January 20114 January 2011.
A quick and easy weekend getaway. Leaves from Franklin Rd and loops around past Dalys Clearing Hut to join the Waitawheta track back to Franklin Rd. Can stop for a night at the hut. More ▶︎