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Hogs Back Circuit

Hogs Back Circuit

Hogs Back Circuit

Great views of the Cass basin and surrounding mountain ranges.   More ▶︎

Hog's Back Track

https://www.craigieburntrails.org.nz/tracks/hogs-back-track/   More ▶︎
Cave Stream

Cave Stream

An exciting walk through a twisty limestone cave near Castle Hill.   More ▶︎
Double Crossing of Craigieburn Range

Double Crossing of Craigieburn Range

Queens Birthday weekend trip, combined with scenic tour down the Harper to Mystery Tarn, on the Clay Range.   More ▶︎
Complete and Final Version of Craigieburn Double Crossing

Complete and Final Version of Craigieburn Double Crossing

Double crossing of the Craigieburn Range from Hogs Back MTB trail over to Hamilton Hut, then return via Mt Cheeseman ...   More ▶︎
Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle circuit

Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle circuit

A loop in Craigieburn Forest Park, leading up onto a spur of the Craigieburn Range. This route leads up the Broken ...   More ▶︎
Mount Wall

Mount Wall

A circuit from the Broken River locked gate up onto the Craigieburn Range, along to Mount Wall, and down. Points ...   More ▶︎

Broken River Hut via Cave Stream

Alternative route to Broken River Hut. Land owners' permission needed.   More ▶︎

Craigieburn Shelter campsite

Popular campsite on the banks of Cave Stream in Craigieburn Forest Park, with a number of easy walking tracks nearby. ...   More ▶︎
Castle Hill

Castle Hill

not much of a tramp, but worth a look. Flock hill.   More ▶︎
Cave Stream

Cave Stream

Limestone jumble just downstream of the cave.   More ▶︎
Helicopter Hill Circuit

Helicopter Hill Circuit

This circuit in Craigieburn Forest Park knits together several different tracks, and visits the summit of Helicopter Hill (1256m).   More ▶︎
Mount Wall, Craigieburn Range

Mount Wall, Craigieburn Range

Day walk to a summit overlooking the Broken River Ski Area.   More ▶︎
Mount Wall

Mount Wall

1874m peak on the Craigieburn Range. The Broken River Ski Club occupies the valley to the right.   More ▶︎
Dry beech forest

Dry beech forest

Mistletoe Track, Craigieburn Forest.   More ▶︎
Striking limestone formations of Castle Hill

Striking limestone formations of Castle Hill

Known as Kura Tawhiti to Ngāi Tahu, this is an area of historic significance, with rock drawings hidden amongst the ...   More ▶︎
DOC sign

DOC sign

Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area is the karst landscape also known as Castle Hill, located on the road between Porter's and ...   More ▶︎
Erosion on Broken River

Erosion on Broken River

Just downstream of Cave Stream.   More ▶︎
Prebble Hill (902m)

Prebble Hill (902m)

Red Peak (1853m), The Gap, and Castle Hill Peak (1998m) behind.   More ▶︎
Beech flowers

Beech flowers

Bright red mountain beech flowers on Helicopter Hill, Craigieburn Forest.   More ▶︎
Craigieburn Forest Park

Craigieburn Forest Park

A small park south of Arthur's Pass National Park including a series of ski fields. Highest point: 2141m (Mt Avoca).   More ▶︎
Helicopter Hill

Helicopter Hill

From Lyndon Saddle, the climb to the small summit is quick and easy (1256m).   More ▶︎
Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle spur

Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle spur

Scree slope leading down to Lyndon Saddle and Helicopter Hill. Over the highway is the yellow Broken Hill, with the ...   More ▶︎
Dawn, Craigieburn Range.

Dawn, Craigieburn Range.

Broken River Ski Area in summer.   More ▶︎
Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle spur

Camp Saddle / Lyndon Saddle spur

Once up on Camp Saddle, it's a straightforward ridge cruise following the arc to the left.   More ▶︎
Camp Saddle

Camp Saddle

The view south, down Camp Stream, Craigieburn Range.   More ▶︎
Hamilton hut

Hamilton hut

Hamilton hut, 20 bunks and very cosy. Loads of sandflies but well equipped with nets on the doors to keep ...   More ▶︎
Hamilton Hut - Dec 2009

Hamilton Hut - Dec 2009

Exterior shot of Hamilton Hut in December 2009.   More ▶︎
Hamilton Hut

Hamilton Hut

A large hut on the Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track. The hut is well situated on a terrace above the wide Hamilton ...   More ▶︎
Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass-Lagoon Saddle

This classic route from Cass to Cora Lynn Road circles the Black Range to form an open loop, and a ...   More ▶︎
inside Hamilton hut

inside Hamilton hut

The inside of Hamilton hut.   More ▶︎
Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass Lagoon Saddle Loop over two days   More ▶︎
View of Torlesse Gap from the west

View of Torlesse Gap from the west

The well recognised landmark on the Torlesse Range can easily be seen from the top of Broken Hill in the ...   More ▶︎
Cass Saddle

Cass Saddle

From the car park at the east end of the Cass road bridge, follow the vehicle track next to the ...   More ▶︎
Bush toilet

Bush toilet

I found this toilet when I was camping at the start of the Cass saddle track and thought it would ...   More ▶︎
Cass Saddle

Cass Saddle

Looking across the Cass Saddle from ridge on North Side.   More ▶︎

Mt Plenty, Ghost Creek Circuit

A day trip involving a 700 m climb then descending a creek with 2 challenging sidles past waterfalls.   More ▶︎
Cass Saddle Hut

Cass Saddle Hut

Cass Saddle Hut, when I arrived, then, the morning after...   More ▶︎
Cass Saddle Hut

Cass Saddle Hut

... Heavy summer snow on New Year's Eve!   More ▶︎
Cass Saddle Hut

Cass Saddle Hut

An old Forest Service hut on the Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track, built in 1953. The hut is located just below the ...   More ▶︎