Nearby

Wairau-Paske saddle

Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Molesworth Recreation Reserve

An iconic high country station located behind the Kaikoura Ranges.   More ▶︎
Paske Hut

Paske Hut

Hut in the headwaters of Paske Creek, beneath the St Arnaud Range. Passes beyond the hut lead into the head ...   More ▶︎
Paske Hut

Paske Hut

Paske Hut. taken 11 Aug 2018.   More ▶︎
Paske Valley

Paske Valley

Paske Valley - looking down from the hut   More ▶︎
Paske Hut

Paske Hut

Paske Hut and the towering walls of the head basin beyond. The two valley cutting left lead to the Paske-Clarence ...   More ▶︎
Waiau - Clarence Pass Lake Tennyson Circuit

Waiau - Clarence Pass Lake Tennyson Circuit

A challenging 4-5 day circuit in the St. James Conservation Area / Nelson Lakes National Park featuring two alpine pass ...   More ▶︎
Clarence Pass

Clarence Pass

Climbing towards Clarence Pass from the East Branch of the Sabine River.   More ▶︎
Lake Tennyson

Lake Tennyson

Lake Tennyson from the North   More ▶︎
Waiau Pass

Waiau Pass

View south down to the Waiau River valley from Waiau Pass   More ▶︎
Island Gully Hut

Island Gully Hut

DOC Hut sited approx 200m off the Hanmer Springs-St. Arnaud Rd, which is a toll/gravel road. Features four bunks and ...   More ▶︎
Wild toilet

Wild toilet

Lake Tennyson Campsite. The view behind is the Clarence Valley. This is a standard Department of Conservation "Norski" brand fibreglass ...   More ▶︎
Lake Tennyson

Lake Tennyson

The lake in a Norwester wind, from the campsite and shelter.   More ▶︎
Lake Tennyson Campsite

Lake Tennyson Campsite

Expansive campsite on the tussock shoreline of Lake Tennyson, on Molesworth Station. The campsite is close to the start of ...   More ▶︎
Thompson Pass

Thompson Pass

Caroline Creek Hut, Upper Waiau Valley to East Matakitaki Hut via Thompson Pass & Unamed Pass   More ▶︎
Thompson Pass

Thompson Pass

Caroline Creek Hut, Upper Waiau Valley to East Matakitaki Hut via Thompson Pass & Unamed Pass   More ▶︎
Caroline Creek Bivvy

Caroline Creek Bivvy

Caroline Creek Bivvy   More ▶︎
Caroline Creek Bivvy

Caroline Creek Bivvy

A nice little bivvy with 2 canvas bunks and an open fire   More ▶︎
Waiau hut

Waiau hut

Waiau hut. 6-February-2018   More ▶︎
Waiau Hut

Waiau Hut

New hut on the Waiau Pass Track and Te Araroa Trail. This hut was opened 27 January 2018, and constructed ...   More ▶︎
Maling Pass to Lake Guyon

Maling Pass to Lake Guyon

From Lake Tennyson, cross Maling Pass into the deep Waiau Valley, then turn off to Lake Guyon.   More ▶︎

Maling Pass to Lake Guyon junction

Northernmost section of the St James Cycle Trail   More ▶︎
Maling Pass Track

Maling Pass Track

The start of the 4WD road over Maling Pass. This road is open to vehicles and bikes. Lake Tennyson is ...   More ▶︎
Crossing Maling Pass

Crossing Maling Pass

The climb to the pass is easy, but it is deceptively high: 1308m. Over the pass is Mount Una (2300m) ...   More ▶︎
Rainbow valley

Rainbow valley

Ascent towards the Rainbow Pass   More ▶︎
Maling Pass, Lake Guyon, Fowler Pass circuit

Maling Pass, Lake Guyon, Fowler Pass circuit

This circuit is a double-crossing of the St James Range, dropping into the deep Waiau Uwha Valley. The first day's ...   More ▶︎
Section: Maling Pass - Moki Track

Section: Maling Pass - Moki Track

The northernmost section of the St James Cycle Trail, between Lake Tennyson and the Lake Guyon junction on the Waiau ...   More ▶︎
Lake Thompson Panorama

Lake Thompson Panorama

Making dinner at Lake Thompson, alpine upper Waiau River. Just outside of Nelson Lakes National Park   More ▶︎
Waiau Pass towards Thompson Pass

Waiau Pass towards Thompson Pass

Looking nearly due south towards Lake Thompson (blue horizontal strip above my head), a very prominent fault to its right ...   More ▶︎
Descent from Lake Thompson

Descent from Lake Thompson

This is the route we took from our camp at the outlet of Lake Thompson down to the Waiau Valley ...   More ▶︎
Lake Thompson, Nelson Lakes

Lake Thompson, Nelson Lakes

A good summer camping spot at Lake Thompson in the Nelson Lakes. This lake is at 1700m, at the head ...   More ▶︎
Lake Thompson, Nelson Lakes

Lake Thompson, Nelson Lakes

A good summer camping spot at Lake Thompson in the Nelson Lakes. This lake is at 1700m, at the head ...   More ▶︎

Picton to Aspiring

An aborted alpine traverse. Picton to West Cape, but aborted at Aspiring due to real world emergencies back home. Posted ...   More ▶︎
Lake Thompson

Lake Thompson

Lake Thompson, just below the Thompson Pass in the Nelson Lakes   More ▶︎
Lake Constance, Nelson Lakes

Lake Constance, Nelson Lakes

Lake Constance in the Nelson Lakes, viewed from the Waiau Pass   More ▶︎
Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson Lakes National Park

An alpine park of beech forests, valleys, and glacial lakes, offering some relatively easy walking. Established in 1956. Highest point: ...   More ▶︎

St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

A 5-9 day north-south route from St Arnaud to the Lewis Pass, via Travers Pass, Waiau Pass, Thompson Pass and ...   More ▶︎
Blue Lake Hut - Bobs Hut

Blue Lake Hut - Bobs Hut

Blue Lake campsite to Bob’s Hut, via Lake Thompson and D’Urville Pass An actual, recorded, gpx – the high route section ...   More ▶︎
St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

A 9-day 100km tramp via the Thompson, D'Urville and 3 Tarns Passes Feb 2013   More ▶︎
Profile : St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

Profile : St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

A useful profile of the 100km tramp - with a couple of bad weather alternatives : 1. low route past Speargrass ...   More ▶︎
Nelson Lakes double figure eight with a reverse twist

Nelson Lakes double figure eight with a reverse twist

January 2008. A seven day epic up and over Lake Angelus from Speargrass Hut, then up the Sabine River, over Waiau ...   More ▶︎
Lake Constance

Lake Constance

Lake Constance, Nelson Lakes National Park. taken part way up to Waiau pass March 2003.   More ▶︎
Thompson - D'Urville sidle

Thompson - D'Urville sidle

Cyan shows our actual route from Thompson Pass to D'Urville Pass. Red is Skiveoff's GPX route (downloadable from this website). In ...   More ▶︎
Thompson Pass & Sth Island Alpine Fault line

Thompson Pass & Sth Island Alpine Fault line

A view from Waiau Pass which clearly shows the alpine fault line as it heads south through Thompson Pass.   More ▶︎
Lake Constance

Lake Constance

above the loose scree section of the climb to Waiau Pass (looking to Lake Constance) - easier going from here Feb ...   More ▶︎
St James Conservation Area

St James Conservation Area

A large new recreational area featuring tussock grasslands, and including the headwaters of the Waiau and Clarence Rivers.   More ▶︎
Route Guide: St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

Route Guide: St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

A 5-7 day north-south route from St Arnaud to the Lewis Pass, via Travers Pass, Waiau Pass, Thompson Pass and ...   More ▶︎
Lake Thompson

Lake Thompson

A view of the beautiful Lake Thompson, a short distance from Thompson Pass   More ▶︎