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Lonely Lake campsite

Lonely Lake and surrounds January 2013

Lonely Lake and surrounds January 2013

JH & I ventured up to NW Nelson for a couple of tramping trips in January. A friend from Forest ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake Hut

Lonely Lake Hut

We didn't stay here because there are plenty of campsites nearby   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake Hut

Lonely Lake Hut

Lonely Lake Hut on the Douglas Range was upgraded in 2016 and is now nice and snug with 4 bunks ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake - Fenella Hut

Lonely Lake - Fenella Hut

11km route along the Douglas Range from Lonely Lake Hut to Fenella Hut   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake Hut

Lonely Lake Hut

Lonely Lake Hut on the Douglas Range was upgraded in 2016 and is now nice and snug with 4 bunks ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake Hut

Lonely Lake Hut

the hut is, indeed, in a lovely setting. The capacity of the hut is 4 people - but 2 would ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake Hut

Lonely Lake Hut

with bench table and a great outlook into the Burgoo in good weather, it can be a dismal place in ...   More ▶︎
Dragons Teeth, viewed from the south

Dragons Teeth, viewed from the south

The crux of the Anatoki route from Aorere Valley to Cobb Valley. Most people avoid the Dragon's Teeth, and spend ...   More ▶︎
Dragons Teeth

Dragons Teeth

Dragons Teeth and Anatoki Peak, Douglas Range. Taken from near Lonely Lake, March 2008.   More ▶︎
Routes through the Douglas Range

Routes through the Douglas Range

The map shows routes that I have done at various times. Do not attempt the high route in low visibility, ...   More ▶︎
Anatoki Peak

Anatoki Peak

Taken from SH1270, below Yuletide Peak. Anatoki Peak is mid picture with SH1563 left of centre. FEB 2017   More ▶︎
routes from Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn

routes from Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn

High route marked as blue line   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - High Route

Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - High Route

single day traverse including 2 exposed sections involving non-technical rock climbing or descents dependent on direction of travel   More ▶︎
Anatoki Peak etc from Yuletide Ridge

Anatoki Peak etc from Yuletide Ridge

This photo taken February 2015 is taken from the western end of the summit plateau of Mt Yuletide (1562m). It ...   More ▶︎

routes from Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn

Our routes marked in pink and another route up to the tarn marked in red which we haven't done. Also ...   More ▶︎
Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - Low Route

Lonely Lake to Adelaide Tarn - Low Route

A single day route from one beautiful lake to another involving travel in the Anatoki river to the saddle south ...   More ▶︎
Yuletide Descent

Yuletide Descent

From the summit of Yuletide it's a steep descent to the saddle, and a cairn marking the start of the ...   More ▶︎
Dragons Cairn

Dragons Cairn

Above Adelaide Tarn is the cairn that marks the point where the low and high routes separate. The high route ...   More ▶︎
The Needle and the Sidle

The Needle and the Sidle

With The Needle towering above, the start of the sidle to Adelaide Tarn can be seen left of pic. The ...   More ▶︎
Tarns below Yuletide

Tarns below Yuletide

The camping is pretty good at the tarns below Yuletide Peak - on a good day - it's quite exposed. ...   More ▶︎
Adelaide tarn hut

Adelaide tarn hut

Basic 4 bunk hut on the edge of Adelaide Tarn. Surrounded by a series of low peaks (Mt Douglas, Trident ...   More ▶︎
Kakapo Peak

Kakapo Peak

panorama from Kakapo Peak, looking NNW. The usual route between Fenella & Lonely Lake huts sidles the western scree (mostly) face ...   More ▶︎
Anatoki & The Dragon

Anatoki & The Dragon

The Dragons Teeth, Anatoki and Yuletide Peaks from Kakapo Peak Mar 2017   More ▶︎
Adelaide Tarn

Adelaide Tarn

Taken from our campsite on the TL of the outlet, the hut is right of centre. Only one tent site ...   More ▶︎

Soper Shelter tent camp

New reproduction of an old deer culler tent camp. Opened 16/4/2016. Constructed by DoC and volunteers from the Golden Bay ...   More ▶︎
Morning Light on The Dragons Teeth

Morning Light on The Dragons Teeth

As we climbed out of Adelaide Tarn, wisps of fog cleared to reveal the Teeth. FEB 2017   More ▶︎
The Eye of the Needle

The Eye of the Needle

From the saddle below The Needle (and the top of the chute from Yuletide and from Boulder Lake) - looking ...   More ▶︎
Adelaide Tarn

Adelaide Tarn

From below the Eye and looking South, The Dragons Teeth and Anatoki Peak pierce the skyline to dramatic effect. Mt ...   More ▶︎
Sparkling Anatoki

Sparkling Anatoki

The Anatoki River, just up from the Forks, sparkles in the afternoon sun. This is the crossing point for the ...   More ▶︎
Anatoki Forks Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

Camping beside the hut - more restricted than it looks as the ground slopes a lot. Still, we managed to ...   More ▶︎
Anatoki Forks Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

Situated in a clearing, this is a nice sunny place to dry out gear after a storm   More ▶︎
Anatoki Forks Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

In a little clearing near the Anatoki Forks. This makes an ideal refuge from stormy weather   More ▶︎
Anatoki Forks Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

This hut has a HOT SHOWER. yes a fully operational stove with wet back, and it works well, plenty of ...   More ▶︎

Tasman Wilderness Area

Region of undeveloped remote wilderness in Kahurangi National Park, stretching from the Garibaldi Ridge to the Heaphy River.   More ▶︎
Xenicus

Xenicus

morning light on Xenicus from the Lockett Range - clearly visible is the (cairned) rising shelf that leads under Xenicus, ...   More ▶︎
campsite on the Lockett Range

campsite on the Lockett Range

our campsite in the hanging valley on the Lockett range, above Fenella Hut, looking S to Mt Benson. There is ...   More ▶︎
Fenella Hut

Fenella Hut

The hut was built as a memorial to Fenella Druce who was one of 4 people killed when the Three ...   More ▶︎
Tarn above Fenella Hut, 2009

Tarn above Fenella Hut, 2009

A mere ten-minutes amble from Fenella, this alpine rock garden is picture perfect around sunset. Some folk swear they've swum ...   More ▶︎
Fenella Hut 2009

Fenella Hut 2009

Crowded at Easter, many folk did floor-time, or camped outside. This is a luxurious and spacious hut (normally!) set in ...   More ▶︎
Fenella Hut

Fenella Hut

looking from Fenella Hut into the Boogoes.   More ▶︎
Cobb Valley

Cobb Valley

A beautiful, easy tramp for beginners. The valley had many grassy flats so there are wonderful views all the way. ...   More ▶︎
The Ledge on the edge!

The Ledge on the edge!

My colleague shot me posing on the rocky slabs of Xenicus Peak. We were halfway up to the top of ...   More ▶︎
Cobb Hut

Cobb Hut

it's a bit unloved compared to the spick Fenella Hut just up the track but there are a few good ...   More ▶︎
Cobb Hut

Cobb Hut

Just a quick stop here because the newer Fenella Hut is a few hundred metres up the track   More ▶︎
Cobb Hutt

Cobb Hutt

No longer maintained but still in good condition. Water from river. Four bunks with mattresses. Floor slopes due to rotting ...   More ▶︎
Xenicus

Xenicus

Xenicus Peak, with the Lockett Range behind - taken from Mt Gibbs Mar 2017   More ▶︎
Island Lake

Island Lake

Island Lake and Aorere Peak from near the summit of Mt Gibbs. A nice day walk from Fenella hut. taken ...   More ▶︎
Boulder Lake Hut

Boulder Lake Hut

Standard DOC hut on the shore of Boulder Lake   More ▶︎
Boulder Lake Hut

Boulder Lake Hut

Boulder Lake Hut   More ▶︎
Cobb Lake

Cobb Lake

a grassy spot under an old shady beech at the head of the lake - looking to the outlet. The track ...   More ▶︎
Gendarme on the Lockett

Gendarme on the Lockett

gendarme on the Lockett Range - but taken from behind (from Kakapo Peak), showing SH1672 and the scree descent (or ...   More ▶︎
Tent Camp Hut, Cobb Valley

Tent Camp Hut, Cobb Valley

This is the last remaining Forest Service deer culling camp, the meat safe still hangs in a nearby tree. There ...   More ▶︎
Back of New Tent Camp Hut

Back of New Tent Camp Hut

Back of New Tent Camp Hut   More ▶︎
Inside of New Tent Camp Hut

Inside of New Tent Camp Hut

Inside of New Tent Camp Hut   More ▶︎
Tent Camp

Tent Camp

newly refurbished - lots of good camping all about Mar 2017   More ▶︎
New Tent Camp Hut

New Tent Camp Hut

New Tent Camp Hut at 24/1/2016   More ▶︎
Old Tent Camp Hut, Cobb Valley. Replaced July 2014

Old Tent Camp Hut, Cobb Valley. Replaced July 2014

An old Forest Service tent camp from the deer culler days. Built in 1973. Still servicable! No Longer. It was completely ...   More ▶︎