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Cass Saddle

Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass Lagoon Saddle Loop over two days   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Cass Saddle

Cass Saddle

Looking across the Cass Saddle from ridge on North Side.   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 ▶︎
Way out, Cass Lagoon Saddle

Way out, Cass Lagoon Saddle

Hamilton Hut is so nice. Great view.Will be back!!   More ▶︎
Dawn, Craigieburn Range.

Dawn, Craigieburn Range.

Broken River Ski Area in summer.   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 ▶︎
Camp Saddle

Camp Saddle

The view south, down Camp Stream, Craigieburn Range.   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Mount Wall

Mount Wall

1874m peak on the Craigieburn Range. The Broken River Ski Club occupies the valley to the right.   More ▶︎
Mount Wall, Craigieburn Range

Mount Wall, Craigieburn Range

Day walk to a summit overlooking the Broken River Ski Area.   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 ▶︎
Hawdon River flats

Hawdon River flats

Ample camping space around the Hawdon Shelter across the Mount White Bridge. The Pyramid (1608m) is in the background.   More ▶︎
Horrible and Misery

Horrible and Misery

Mounts Horrible (1234m) and Mount Misery (1765m) from the Hawdon River flats.   More ▶︎
Edwards River-Hawdon River

Edwards River-Hawdon River

See Hawdon River.   More ▶︎

Hawdon Shelter campsite

Broad golden grass flats on the banks of the Hawdon River. Kea overhead and ample space to avoid the crowds. ...   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Stream

East Hawdon Stream

A short walk to a new biv located on a branch of the Hawdon River.   More ▶︎
Hawdon Shelter

Hawdon Shelter

An open shelter at the edge of extensive frost flats. Ample camping opportunities.   More ▶︎
Hamilton Hut - Dec 2009

Hamilton Hut - Dec 2009

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

inside Hamilton hut

The inside of Hamilton hut.   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Helicopter Hill

Helicopter Hill

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

Beech flowers

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

Dry beech forest

Mistletoe Track, Craigieburn Forest.   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass National Park

Arthur's Pass National Park

This alpine park straddles the Main Divide of the Southern Alps, with dry beech forests in the east and damp ...   More ▶︎
Towards Andrews and Binser

Towards Andrews and Binser

Taken end of Summer '06 on a brief jaunt between Hawdon and Andrews stream, nearby is a grove of gooseberries ...   More ▶︎
Otehake Hut

Otehake Hut

Otehake Hut. NZFS six bunker with porch. Built 1962/63.   More ▶︎
Edwards River-Otehake River

Edwards River-Otehake River

Another north-south crossing of the park.   More ▶︎
Andrews Shelter campsite

Andrews Shelter campsite

Free camping on flats next to Andrews Stream. A sturdy shelter is located here. From here, the Andrews Valley Track ...   More ▶︎
Andrews Shelter

Andrews Shelter

An enclosed shelter at the beginning of the Andrews Track leading to Casey Saddle.   More ▶︎
Casey Saddle - Poulter River - Binser Saddle

Casey Saddle - Poulter River - Binser Saddle

A brief circuit crossing one open saddle and one bush saddle in the southeastern corner of Arthur's Pass National Park   More ▶︎
Andrews Shelter

Andrews Shelter

Shelter and campsite on Andrews Stream near the Mount White Bridge. Water is available from the nearby stream. Here, or ...   More ▶︎
Lake Minchin

Lake Minchin

Not far from the new Poulter Hut, though the old Trust Poulter Hut has more 'character' and is quite liveable. ...   More ▶︎
Andrews Stream-Lake Minchin-Townsend Creek

Andrews Stream-Lake Minchin-Townsend Creek

A north-south crossing of the park.   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 ▶︎

Penny Pass

3 day trip from upper Poulter River over Penny Pass between Minchin and Thompson Streams.   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 ▶︎

Craigieburn Shelter campsite

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

West Harper Hut

An historic hut on the Harper River with axe-cut beams, canvas bunks and a dirt floor. Although basic, this hut ...   More ▶︎
West Harper Hut

West Harper Hut

Historic hut on the Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track.   More ▶︎
Circuit of Broad Stream, Harper Saddle, Lagoon Saddle, Mangos Creek, Broad Stream

Circuit of Broad Stream, Harper Saddle, Lagoon Saddle, Mangos Creek, Broad Stream

A 2 day circuit in Craigieburn Forest Park, crossing 2 low saddles above the bushline and travelling in easy, pleasant ...   More ▶︎
Red beech forest

Red beech forest

Red beech occupies some of the flat terrace above Andrews Stream, Andrews Track, Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Woolshed Hill

Woolshed Hill

The track begins steeply climbing through beech forest from near the Hawdon carpark. It emerges into brilliant dracophyllum draped tops ...   More ▶︎
Kammeis, Ice needles

Kammeis, Ice needles

These are ice needles that form under little stones and pieces of dirt and lift them up perpendicular to the ...   More ▶︎
Bealey Hut

Bealey Hut

A tidy little hut at the Cora Lynn end of the Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track.   More ▶︎
Bealey Hut

Bealey Hut

A tidy hut near the end of the Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track. The hut has six bunks (most, but not all, ...   More ▶︎
Bealy hut

Bealy hut

Arthurs Pass end of the Lagoon Saddle track 5 minutes from the Cora Lynn carpark.   More ▶︎
Hogs Back Circuit

Hogs Back Circuit

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

Hogs Back Circuit

A variation of the Hogsback mountain bike track. The mtb track is roughly marked as s-d-c-t. The walking circuit is ...   More ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle Shelter

Lagoon Saddle Shelter

Lagoon Saddle shelter in the Snow   More ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle Shelter

Lagoon Saddle Shelter

An A-frame day shelter located in a sunny clearing near Lagoon Saddle on the Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track. The Lagoon Saddle ...   More ▶︎

Binser Saddle

Sheltered flat site with plenty of beach wood for a campfire. It's just before the high point of the saddle ...   More ▶︎
yah!

yah!

boys happy to get to the Binser Saddle.   More ▶︎

Circuit from Binser Saddle to Hallelujah Flat

Overnight camp on Binser Saddle followed by 9 hour circuit along tops north of saddle and down to Hallelujah Flats, ...   More ▶︎
Binser Saddle from flats near Andrews Shelter

Binser Saddle from flats near Andrews Shelter

Binser Saddle (1085m) is a low, forested saddle.   More ▶︎

Bealey Spur - Jordan Saddle - Waimakariri River

A long day trip with great views from open tops travel, a descent down a stream and beginning and ending ...   More ▶︎
Bealey Spur Hut

Bealey Spur Hut

Hut is located bottom centre of picture, in the clearing.   More ▶︎
Bealey Spur

Bealey Spur

Gentle climb with generous views over Arthurs Pass and the Waimakariri River. The track visits an historic musterers' hut framed ...   More ▶︎
Sudden valley track

Sudden valley track

Comments to add to other articles about Sudden Valley   More ▶︎

Sudden Valley

Sudden Valley off Hawdon Valley - Arthurs Pass Great short trip in times of low rainfall   More ▶︎

Barriers Falls

Looking down on Barrier Falls   More ▶︎
Cave Stream

Cave Stream

An exciting walk through a twisty limestone cave near Castle Hill.   More ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle Hut

Lagoon Saddle Hut

When you stop off at the Lagoon Saddle Shelter, this shiny hut glints through the trees from across the creek.   More ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle hut in the Snow

Lagoon Saddle hut in the Snow

Lagoon Saddle hut on a snowy winters day   More ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle Shelter

Lagoon Saddle Shelter

A small A frame day shelter near Lagoon Saddle.   More ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle Hut

Lagoon Saddle Hut

A shiny corrugated iron hut across the creek from the shelter near Lagoon Saddle. The hut is tidy, features shelving ...   More ▶︎

Bealey Spur

Easy walk to an historic hut, with good views.   More ▶︎

Bealey Spur shortcut

A side track that bypasses Cloudesley Road.   More ▶︎
Castle Hill

Castle Hill

not much of a tramp, but worth a look. Flock hill.   More ▶︎
"New" Sudden Valley biv Feb 2010

"New" Sudden Valley biv Feb 2010

Replacement for old biv. This biv is only a short distance from the Hawdon Shelter. You can get in and ...   More ▶︎
Sudden Valley Biv

Sudden Valley Biv

The small dark biv was replaced Summer 2008. Camping is possible around the biv.   More ▶︎
Sudden Valley

Sudden Valley

A secluded hanging valley in the southeast corner of Arthur's Pass National Park   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 ▶︎