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Caples Track

Upper Caples Hut

Upper Caples Hut

Upper Caples Hut   More ▶︎
Caples Valley Fallow Deer

Caples Valley Fallow Deer

Spooked a mob of 30+ deer back in 06/07.   More ▶︎
Upper Caples Hut

Upper Caples Hut

Comfortable hut in the Upper Caples Valley. This hut was closed to the public in February 2014, but is now reopened ...   More ▶︎
Upper Caples Hut

Upper Caples Hut

Comfortable hut on the Caples Track   More ▶︎
McKellar Saddle (945 m), Upper Caples Valley

McKellar Saddle (945 m), Upper Caples Valley

After a steep climb up from Lake McKellar in the Upper Greenstone, you are treated to spectacular views of the ...   More ▶︎
Fraser Creek

Fraser Creek

One of several valleys that cut into the southern Humboldt Mountains. It passes through many kilometres of beech forest, river ...   More ▶︎
Mavora-Greenstone Walkway

Mavora-Greenstone Walkway

Links with Greenstone Track.   More ▶︎
Greenstone / Caples Tracks

Greenstone / Caples Tracks

The Greenstone and Caples Tracks are often linked together to form a circuit from the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Long ...   More ▶︎
Scott Saddle route (Dart to Caples)

Scott Saddle route (Dart to Caples)

This route crosses the easiest pass from the Dart to Caples Valleys, via Scott Creek, Scott Saddle and Kay Creek ...   More ▶︎
Mid Caples Valley

Mid Caples Valley

Mid Caples Valley from the hut   More ▶︎
Mid Caples Hut

Mid Caples Hut

Mid Caples Hut   More ▶︎
Mid Caples Hut

Mid Caples Hut

A new $535000 hut opened February 2014, to replace the smaller hut on the site. The hut provides pleasant views over ...   More ▶︎
Sleepy Hollow Pass route (Caples to Dart)

Sleepy Hollow Pass route (Caples to Dart)

The Sleepy Hollow pass route from the mid-Caples to the Dart Valley. This can be combined with either a walk ...   More ▶︎
Greenstone Track

Greenstone Track

A famous, easy track along red tussock river flats.   More ▶︎
Morning at the Greenstone Saddle Camping Area.

Morning at the Greenstone Saddle Camping Area.

Morning at the Greenstone Saddle Camping Area. McKellar Saddle, cloaked in cloud and dusted with snow, is left of centre.   More ▶︎
Home Hill Hut

Home Hill Hut

A rustic hut above the old Birchdale Homestead site in the Caples Valley.. Roof has been replaced and new bunks ...   More ▶︎

Boyd Creek to The Divide via Kiwi Burn and the Mavora Walkway

A New Year's trip through the Snowdon Forest and on to The Divide. Heavily affected by weather, I had to ...   More ▶︎
Greenstone Saddle Camping Area

Greenstone Saddle Camping Area

Large informal campsite at Greenstone Saddle, near the top of the Greenstone Track.   More ▶︎

Picnic area at Greenstone Station Road Car Park

Picnic tables, barbecues.   More ▶︎
McKellar Hut

McKellar Hut

New hut is being built/opened November 2011. Capacity for 26, two separate bunkrooms and main room.   More ▶︎
steele creek track

steele creek track

Rugged route following steele creek. This track connets the Greenstone and caples valley bypassing the popular Mckellar hut but this ...   More ▶︎
lake rere track

lake rere track

simple half day track aroundlake rere. this is a easy track but no wheel chair access. the lake is cool ...   More ▶︎
Mid Caples Valley

Mid Caples Valley

Mid Caples Valley from pt1168, just above the bushedge the way to Sleepy Hollow. Mid Caples Hut is just visible ...   More ▶︎
Fraser Creek & Kay Creek

Fraser Creek & Kay Creek

View from route to Steele Creek from the Upper Caples hut   More ▶︎
Lake Howden

Lake Howden

Summer at Lake Howden is a magic time. The wind is warm, days are hot and sunny, and the fellow ...   More ▶︎

Not The Routeburn

A six-passes, seven catchments trip through the Humboldt Mountains from Glenorchy to The Divide. Note that for access from Double Barrel ...   More ▶︎
Haast to The Divide

Haast to The Divide

Andrew Barker's traverse 2009. From Pleasant Flat in the Haast to The Divide via Mt Aspiring National Park.   More ▶︎
Key Summit

Key Summit

Short, easy walk at the start of the Routeburn Track to a low summit. Panoramic views of the Greenstone, Hollyford, ...   More ▶︎
Parorama from Harris Saddle

Parorama from Harris Saddle

several photographs put together to create a panoramic view   More ▶︎
Routeburn Track

Routeburn Track

An internationally renowned and popular alpine crossing between Fiordland and Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶︎
Howden Hut

Howden Hut

Wonderful lunch spot on a busy trail.   More ▶︎
Lake Howden at sunset

Lake Howden at sunset

Lake Howden from the Howden Hut   More ▶︎
Gorge Creek / Dart Valley

Gorge Creek / Dart Valley

Gorge Creek and the Dart Valley, from the Sleepy Hollow pass between the Caples and Dart valleys.   More ▶︎
Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow from the top of the pass into the Dart.   More ▶︎
Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow above the mid Caples Valley. The pass to Gorge Creek / Glacier Burn and the Dart Valley is ...   More ▶︎
Hollyford Valley

Hollyford Valley

The Hollyford Valley floor sits just above sea level, while the Routeburn Track creeps along the Serpentine Range at around ...   More ▶︎
Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

situated on the ridge between Glenorchy and Caples Valley   More ▶︎
Kay Creek

Kay Creek

Kay Creek, upstream from Kay Creek Hut   More ▶︎
Earland Falls

Earland Falls

A 174m watterfall that the Routeburn track passes right underneath.   More ▶︎
Great Walks Information

Great Walks Information

The DOC Great Walks are a set of premium tramping tracks throughout New Zealand.   More ▶︎

The Divide Shelter

Open shelter at the Milford end of the Routeburn Track. Overnight use prohibited.   More ▶︎
Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

From near Bold Peak. Inspired by madpom, I went the opposite direction via Glacier Burn to Kay Creek   More ▶︎
Rees Valley from near Bold Peak

Rees Valley from near Bold Peak

En route to Sleepy Hollow   More ▶︎
Fraser Creek Waterfall

Fraser Creek Waterfall

Unnamed waterfall crashing out of a hanging valley about half way up the Fraser. Its well worth the 15-20 minute ...   More ▶︎
Glenorchy

Glenorchy

Glenorchy from the head of Gorge Creek   More ▶︎
Slip Flat Hut in the snow

Slip Flat Hut in the snow

Taken in August 2011 on a hunting trip   More ▶︎
Slip Flat Hut

Slip Flat Hut

Taken in August 2011 during a hunting trip.   More ▶︎
Kay Creek

Kay Creek

Kay Creek, looking downstream from Kay Creek Hut   More ▶︎
Kay Creek Hut

Kay Creek Hut

Kay Creek Hut (sleeps 3-4, fireplace, firewood available, creek water) makes up for in character what it lacks in comfort. ...   More ▶︎
mid-Greenstone valley

mid-Greenstone valley

Looking south, a few km from McKellar hut (April 2009)   More ▶︎
Fraser Creek flats

Fraser Creek flats

Fraser Creek passes through several grass flats which get more and more pleasant the closer to the head of the ...   More ▶︎
Slip Flat hut

Slip Flat hut

Lovely old-style tramping hut, open fire, bunks, away from the madding crowds.   More ▶︎
Slip Flat hut

Slip Flat hut

Cute little hut tucked away on Slip Flat in the Greenstone Valley. It is a deer hunting hut but DOC ...   More ▶︎

Lake Gunn to Falls Creek.

A challenging day trip or overnight trip in Fiordland.   More ▶︎
Steele Creek Hut

Steele Creek Hut

Picture of the Renovated Steele Creek Hut.   More ▶︎
Lake Marian

Lake Marian

Short walk from the Hollyford Road up to a hanging valley and lake in the Darran Mountains.   More ▶︎
Kay Creek Hut

Kay Creek Hut

Kay Creek Hut, between the Caples and Dart valleys.   More ▶︎
Kay Creek - Upper Caples

Kay Creek - Upper Caples

April 2006 - Taken while coming back down Kay Creek to the Upper Caples DOC hut   More ▶︎
Marian Creek

Marian Creek

Taken from the viewing gantry, an easy 10 minute walk from the carpark, Marian creek tumbles down the hillside on ...   More ▶︎
The Orchard

The Orchard

Open space edged by ribbonwood near Lake Mackenzie.   More ▶︎
The Darran Mountains

The Darran Mountains

Taken from the Routeburn North of The Orchard, almost the whole length of the Hollyford valley is visible with Lake ...   More ▶︎
Key Summit

Key Summit

Key Summit from the Humboldts, looking towards the Earl Mountains. Kay Creek in the foreground   More ▶︎
Key Summit

Key Summit

Key Summit from the Humboldts, looking towards the Earl Mountains. Kay Creek in the foreground   More ▶︎
Death Valley

Death Valley

Death Valley is an offshoot of Kay Creek and makes an interesting and straight forward alternative to a crossing from ...   More ▶︎
Smithy's hut

Smithy's hut

Old ten-bunker with a tin roof, located on Pigeon Island in Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶︎
Hollyford Valley

Hollyford Valley

The Hollyford from the Routeburn Track   More ▶︎

Pigeon Island

A loop track on an island in Lake Wakatipu.   More ▶︎

Falls Creek

Day or overnight trip to a choice of two rock bivvies off the Milford Road.   More ▶︎
Hollyford Track

Hollyford Track

The Hollyford Track is a classic lowland Fiordland route from the Hollyford Road out to the coast at Martins Bay.   More ▶︎
THE THE DEMON TRAIL

THE THE DEMON TRAIL

Lots of up and down all day   More ▶︎
THE THE DEMON TRAIL

THE THE DEMON TRAIL

Lots of up and down all day   More ▶︎
THE THE DEMON TRAIL

THE THE DEMON TRAIL

Lots of up and down all day   More ▶︎
THE START OF THE DEMON TRAIL

THE START OF THE DEMON TRAIL

Over this bridge the trail starts to live up to its name   More ▶︎
steele creek hut

steele creek hut

old deer hunters hut. it has got a mud floor and sack bunkings and when i went there the hut ...   More ▶︎
Glacier burn - ascent to sleepy hollow pass

Glacier burn - ascent to sleepy hollow pass

From Glacier Burn to Sleepy Hollow pass: route leaves the Glacier Burn track and climbs this scree gully on the ...   More ▶︎
Descent to Glacier Burn

Descent to Glacier Burn

The final descent to Glacier Burn from pt1731, on the route from the Caples valley via Sleepy Hollow.   More ▶︎

Lake Mackenzie Campsite

Small campsite on the Routeburn Track located near the hut.   More ▶︎
Lake Mackenzie Hut

Lake Mackenzie Hut

A Great Walks Hut on the Routeburn Track. During the summer season, bookings are required, with a maximum two-night stay. ...   More ▶︎
Lake MacKenzie

Lake MacKenzie

The lake just below the DoC hut, looking towards Emily Pass.   More ▶︎
Death Valley from Saddle

Death Valley from Saddle

Death Valley is an offshoot of Kay Creek and makes an interesting and straight forward alternative to a crossing from ...   More ▶︎
Death Valley glacier (rems.)

Death Valley glacier (rems.)

Death of a glacier. Death Valley, Humboldt Mountains   More ▶︎
Slyburn Hut (Defunct)

Slyburn Hut (Defunct)

This hut on the Greenstone Track has been superceded by the new Greenstone Hut on the same site. The Slyburn ...   More ▶︎
Greenstone Hut

Greenstone Hut

This hut is built on the site of the old Sly Burn Hut, and replaces the Mid Greenstone Hut. Sly ...   More ▶︎
Snow on the Tops

Snow on the Tops

A light snowfall on the tops near the Greenstone hut - April 2009   More ▶︎
Greenstone Hut

Greenstone Hut

Taken in April 2009 on a frosty morning   More ▶︎
Dart Valley from Kay Saddle

Dart Valley from Kay Saddle

Looking back down through Scott Basin to the Dart from Kay saddle   More ▶︎
Kay Lake and Death Valley Saddle

Kay Lake and Death Valley Saddle

Death Valley is an offshoot of Kay Creek and makes an interesting and straight forward alternative to a crossing from ...   More ▶︎
Emily Peak Reflections

Emily Peak Reflections

Serenity can be found early morning at places like Lake Mackenzie.   More ▶︎
Misty Morning Reflections at Lake MacKenzie

Misty Morning Reflections at Lake MacKenzie

Taken from near the campisite at the top of lake on a cool crisp March morning, fog swirls over reflections ...   More ▶︎

Cascade Creek Campsite

Large campsite on the Milford Road at the foot of Lake Gunn. Wheelchair accessible toilet.   More ▶︎
Death Valley Saddle

Death Valley Saddle

Death Valley is an offshoot of Kay Creek and makes an interesting and straight forward alternative to a crossing from ...   More ▶︎
Head of the Fraser Valley

Head of the Fraser Valley

This photo is taken from the site marked on the topo map where a rock bivy is supposed to exist. ...   More ▶︎
Paradise Road Glenorchy, New Zealand, Fiordland, April 2018

Paradise Road Glenorchy, New Zealand, Fiordland, April 2018

Paradise Road Glenorchy, New Zealand, Fiordland, April 2018   More ▶︎
Scott Saddle

Scott Saddle

Scott Saddle (1450m) between Scott Creek and Kay Creek. This is the easiest pass between the Dart and Caples valleys. ...   More ▶︎
Double Barrel Creek

Double Barrel Creek

Double Barrel Creek from the pass into Death Valley. Catchment is blocked by twin falls at its lower end, but ...   More ▶︎
waterfall[lake face creek]track

waterfall[lake face creek]track

a day walk from the waterfall on the glenorchy-queenstown road. this track takes you the base of the waterfall.   More ▶︎
Emily Pass

Emily Pass

Emily Pass from Lake Mackenzie   More ▶︎
Scott Saddle

Scott Saddle

Scott Saddle (1450m) between Scott Creek and Kay Creek. This is the easiest pass between the Dart and Caples valleys. ...   More ▶︎
Lake Marian

Lake Marian

Taken in October 2010 the lake appeared tiny in comparison to other photos and videos Ive seen of it online, ...   More ▶︎
Lake Mackenzie and the Ailsa Range

Lake Mackenzie and the Ailsa Range

Mackenzie Hut is near the lake edge, with the guided walks hut further back.   More ▶︎
lower Greenstone valley

lower Greenstone valley

looking south, near the confluence of Greenstone River and Steele Ck (April 2009)   More ▶︎
Lake Wakatipu towards Glenorchy

Lake Wakatipu towards Glenorchy

Looking up Lake Wakatipu towards Glenorchy, Sept 2006   More ▶︎
Heather Jock Hut

Heather Jock Hut

A gentle climb through a mining area to a small hut with panoramic mountain views.   More ▶︎
Scott Basin

Scott Basin

Scott Basin at the head of Scott Creek, between the Dart and Caples valleys. Scott Creek Hut (dilapidated) is located ...   More ▶︎
Mid Greenstone Hut

Mid Greenstone Hut

This hut in the Greenstone Valley was managed by DOC, but has since been sold to the New Zealand Deerstalkers ...   More ▶︎
Emily Pass 1200m Basin

Emily Pass 1200m Basin

There's great camping to be had in the large grassy basin at just over 1200m on the south side of ...   More ▶︎

Glenorchy Lagoon

Stroll along boardwalks through this lagoon occupying an old bend of the Rees River. The lagoon is dominated by willows, ...   More ▶︎
Lake Mackenzie

Lake Mackenzie

Lake MacKenzie from the basin below Emily Col. Good campspots and a so-so rock biv marked by a cairn.   More ▶︎
View from Lake Alabaster

View from Lake Alabaster

mountain shot from Lake Alabaster   More ▶︎