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Sylvia Flats Secret Spa

Sylvia Flats

Sylvia Flats

Roadside hot pools near Lewis Pass   More ▶︎
Sylvia Flats

Sylvia Flats

A marked rest area on SH7 near Lewis Pass, with ample space to stop and camp as well as hot ...   More ▶︎
Nina River

Nina River

Easy tramping up a pretty river valley near Lewis Pass.   More ▶︎
Lewis Pass National Reserve

Lewis Pass National Reserve

A small park occupying the forested valleys around Lewis Pass and bordering Lake Sumner and Victoria Forest Parks as well ...   More ▶︎
Nina River First Swing Bridge ~ Snowy

Nina River First Swing Bridge ~ Snowy

The first swing bridge, in winter, gorgeous   More ▶︎
Lucretia Hut Route

Lucretia Hut Route

Lucretia biv via Nina Valley   More ▶︎
Lewis River

Lewis River

Lewis River near Palmer Lodge at the start of the Nina Valley Track, October 2009.   More ▶︎
St James Walkway

St James Walkway

A long and easy walk on St James Station near Lewis Pass. Beech forest, mountain scenery, farmland, wild horses, mud.   More ▶︎
Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa is a walking trail running the entire length of the North and South Islands. The trail opened 3 ...   More ▶︎
Magdalen Valley

Magdalen Valley

View east over Magdalen Valley to Waiau from Faust   More ▶︎
Faust

Faust

Top of Faust from first tarn   More ▶︎
Boyle Village - Mt Faust - Boyle Hut

Boyle Village - Mt Faust - Boyle Hut

A great trip over the top of Mt Faust and down a spur to Boyle Hut on the St James ...   More ▶︎
St James Walkway June 2009

St James Walkway June 2009

Gloriana and the Faerie Queene, on a brilliant winter's day.   More ▶︎
Ada Cullers Hut

Ada Cullers Hut

Tidy old shack provides shelter and shade from the elements. No mattresses or water supply.   More ▶︎
Boyle Flats Hut

Boyle Flats Hut

Perched high on a river terrace, accessed from a swingbridge 'on the Boyle'.   More ▶︎
Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Lakes and forested hills in this sprawling park provide good tramping, and contrast with the rugged alpine environment of Arthur's ...   More ▶︎
Nina Gorge in snow

Nina Gorge in snow

June 2010 a track that's always muddy   More ▶︎
Mephistopheles

Mephistopheles

One of the named peaks along the Libretto Range, which runs from Lewis Pass to Boyle Village. The ridge to Faust ...   More ▶︎
Devils Rampart

Devils Rampart

from the Sylvia tops, the Devils Rampart is slowly revealed as the mists begin to lift - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Nina River

Nina River

Spring snow on the Libretto Range.   More ▶︎
Sylvia tops

Sylvia tops

on the Sylvia tops and in the clag as we contoured around the north side of SH1662 - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Nina Hut

Nina Hut

Replacing the old hut down by the river, this hut is located in an elevated clearing with good mountain views. ...   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 ▶︎
Boyle Flats Hut

Boyle Flats Hut

Perched high above the river on a grassy bench, Boyle Flats Hut is accessed via a swingbridge over the Boyle.   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 ▶︎
Snow at Nina Hut

Snow at Nina Hut

Fresh snowfall, 10 October 2009.   More ▶︎
Nina Hut at Night

Nina Hut at Night

This hut is situated in a superb location, with wide views up all the valleys around it. A good move, ...   More ▶︎
Lewis Tops from from Nina Hut

Lewis Tops from from Nina Hut

The view north from Nina Hut, March 2007   More ▶︎
Nina Hut Views

Nina Hut Views

Windows in the new Nina Hut are well set up for admiring the views.   More ▶︎
Nina Hut

Nina Hut

Boyle Flat Hut

Boyle Flat Hut

Boyle Flats Hut is the last hut on the Saint James Walkway (north to south)   More ▶︎
Climbing above Devilskin Saddle

Climbing above Devilskin Saddle

day triping up from the Devilskin Saddle Hut June 2010. (lewis pass) See hut and toilet on the saddle below. Also see ...   More ▶︎
Near Devilskin Saddle

Near Devilskin Saddle

Fresh snow in the beech forest northeast of Devilskin Saddle. October 2009.   More ▶︎
Scree traverse

Scree traverse

a long traverse on virgin scree high above Devilskin saddle - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Snow, old Devil's Den Hut site

Snow, old Devil's Den Hut site

The old hut site was at the treeline east of Devilskin Saddle. After an avalanche, a new hut was built ...   More ▶︎
Devils Den Bivouac

Devils Den Bivouac

Devils Den Bivouac   More ▶︎
Devils Den Bivouac

Devils Den Bivouac

Devils Den Bivouac, below Devilskin Saddle between the Nina and Doubtful valleys. March 2007 - 3 feet of snow on ...   More ▶︎
Devils Den Bivouac

Devils Den Bivouac

Devils Den / Devilskin bivouac (2 beds) is a brand new bivouac ABOVE Devilskin Pass. Built in 2008, this new ...   More ▶︎
Doubtful Hut

Doubtful Hut

Old timer shack with 3-4 bunks near the Doubtful River, Northern Canterbury.   More ▶︎
Devilskin Saddle

Devilskin Saddle

Devilskin Saddle between the Nina and Doubtful Valleys off the Lewis Pass. March 2007.   More ▶︎
Magdalen Hut 2011

Magdalen Hut 2011

Magdalen Hut is on the Boyle River. 15 to 20 minutes downstream from the swingbridge between Boyle Flats Hut and ...   More ▶︎
Magdalen Hut

Magdalen Hut

Magdalen Hut is the 3rd incarnation on this paddock. Built in 2008, it's sparky and shiny, with 6 bunks.   More ▶︎
Magdalen Hut

Magdalen Hut

A brand new 6-bunker, the third hut in this location. Very new and tidy, but no real views of anything.   More ▶︎
Devilskin Saddle

Devilskin Saddle

from the saddle, the new biv is 50m west towards the Devils Rampart. (photo taken Feb 2018)   More ▶︎
Devils Den Bivouac

Devils Den Bivouac

Built in 2007 to replace the old version which was below Devilskin Saddle by the bushline. This new, sparkly version ...   More ▶︎
Devils Den Bivouac above Devilskin Pass

Devils Den Bivouac above Devilskin Pass

Built in 2008, this is, perhaps, the bestest and newest little hut in NZ.   More ▶︎
New Devils Den Bivvy Location

New Devils Den Bivvy Location

A GPX file of the new bivvy located on Devilskin Saddle. The old Devils Den Bivvy has been removed.   More ▶︎
Devils Den Biv

Devils Den Biv

June 2010   More ▶︎
Lucretia biv

Lucretia biv

a good lunch stop on the route to the tops - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Lucretia biv

Lucretia biv

inside the biv - basic but welcome in bad weather - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Lucretia Hut

Lucretia Hut

Very basic 2 bunk hut with open fire in the head of Lucretia Stream, Lewis Pass area   More ▶︎
Lucretia Hut

Lucretia Hut

Lucretia Hut   More ▶︎
Rokeby Hut

Rokeby Hut

Rokeby Hut is an old cullers hut about 1 hour upstream from the Boyle Flats Hut. Three canvas bunks and ...   More ▶︎
Rokeby Hut

Rokeby Hut

Hidden on a high bench above the Boyle River. Three canvas bunks, 2 cute seats and a woodstove make for ...   More ▶︎
Doubtfull Hut

Doubtfull Hut

Doubtfull Hut showing damage to chimney   More ▶︎
Doubtful Hut

Doubtful Hut

Doubtful Hut. taken 11-Aug-2008   More ▶︎
Doubtful Hut

Doubtful Hut

A good spot for a snack on the way up to Lake Man!   More ▶︎
Doubtful Hut

Doubtful Hut

This hut sits just outside of Lake Sumner Conservation Park in the Doubtful River valley. Rather old and unappealing. Plenty ...   More ▶︎
Foleys Creek Track - Travers Peak

Foleys Creek Track - Travers Peak

A poled route to the summit of Travers Peak near Lewis Pass   More ▶︎
Libretto Range

Libretto Range

View south along Libretto Range from Travers Peak   More ▶︎
Trovatore Peak

Trovatore Peak

The ridge to Trovatore Peak from Travers peak   More ▶︎
Travers Peak - Trovatore - Henry Saddle

Travers Peak - Trovatore - Henry Saddle

An interesting circuit exploring the alpine tops around Lewis Pass.   More ▶︎
Top of Travers Peak

Top of Travers Peak

View north from Travers Peak towards Gloriana Peak and the Fairie Queen   More ▶︎
Deer Valley Campsite

Deer Valley Campsite

A minimal roadside camping area near Lewis Pass. Water is available from the nearby stream. Foleys Creek and Rolleston Pack ...   More ▶︎
Upper Nina Biv

Upper Nina Biv

Small hut on the Nina River. Two canvas bunks.   More ▶︎
Mt Technical

Mt Technical

south-west face, from the saddle SW of Lucretia - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Tarns and Brass Monkey biv Dec 2011

Tarns and Brass Monkey biv Dec 2011

This pic shows a couple of the tarns near the biv. The biv, an ex NZFS one, is in a ...   More ▶︎
Brass Monkey Bivouac

Brass Monkey Bivouac

Brass Monkey Bivouac   More ▶︎