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Sudden Valley

Sudden Valley Biv

Sudden Valley Biv

The small dark biv was replaced Summer 2008. Camping is possible around the biv.   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

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

Barriers Falls

Looking down on Barrier Falls   More ▶︎
Sudden valley track

Sudden valley track

Comments to add to other articles about Sudden Valley   More ▶︎
Discovery Sudden

Discovery Sudden

Discovery to Sudden Valley tarck   More ▶︎
Discovery Stream/Sudden Valley traverse

Discovery Stream/Sudden Valley traverse

2 day circuit from Hawden River, crossing mountain ridgetop after approach from Discovery Stream which features boulder-hopping and cascades.   More ▶︎
Hawdon River

Hawdon River

Easy travel up a wide river valley.   More ▶︎
Hawdon Valley - Discovery Flat

Hawdon Valley - Discovery Flat

View looking to the south across the Hawdon Valley at Discovery Flat. Taken from the track up from the Hawdon ...   More ▶︎
The Descent Route of the NW Tributary of Discovery Stream

The Descent Route of the NW Tributary of Discovery Stream

this route avoids waterfalls   More ▶︎
Descent Route from NW Tributary of Discovery Stream

Descent Route from NW Tributary of Discovery Stream

This avoids waterfalls   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Stream

East Hawdon Stream

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

Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut taken Waitangi Day 2009   More ▶︎
Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut taken Waitangi Day 2009   More ▶︎
Edwards Hut Toilet

Edwards Hut Toilet

View down the valley from the Edwards hut.   More ▶︎
Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut

Well built hut, sleeps 16 people.   More ▶︎
Veiw from campsite on Amber Col

Veiw from campsite on Amber Col

This just shows the route up to Amber Col from the Otehaki river on the bottom right, Falling Mtn on ...   More ▶︎
Amber Col

Amber Col

September 2008 Stayed the previous night at the new Hawdon Hut, then made my way over Walker Pass and up the ...   More ▶︎
First Light Amber Col

First Light Amber Col

5:30am God it's early, beautiful light, freezing cold, about an hour before total white-out.   More ▶︎
Hawdon Hut

Hawdon Hut

Hawdon Hut Feb 2012   More ▶︎
Hawdon Hut

Hawdon Hut

A new hut opened in December 2007 after the previous hut was destroyed by fire June 2005. An easy two to ...   More ▶︎
Hawdon Hut

Hawdon Hut

New Hawdon Hut   More ▶︎
Edwards River-Otehake River

Edwards River-Otehake River

Another north-south crossing of the park.   More ▶︎
Otehake Hut

Otehake Hut

Otehake Hut. NZFS six bunker with porch. Built 1962/63.   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 ▶︎
Hawdon Shelter

Hawdon Shelter

An open shelter at the edge of extensive frost flats. Ample camping opportunities.   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 ▶︎
Edwards River-Hawdon River

Edwards River-Hawdon River

See Hawdon River.   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Stream

East Hawdon Stream

Following the riverbed.   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Walker Pass Tarn

Walker Pass Tarn

October 08, Tarn on Walker Pass looking back towards the Hawdon Valley   More ▶︎
Mingha Biv

Mingha Biv

Just south of Goat Pass. Hut has had a full refurbishment thanks to NZDA, Permolat and The Back Country Trust. ...   More ▶︎
Mingha Biv

Mingha Biv

The old and not in very good condition Mingha Biv   More ▶︎
Heading back to the tent on Tarn Col

Heading back to the tent on Tarn Col

Chuzzman aka chuzz returning to the tent after getting yha on the cliff-sides of Tarn Col.   More ▶︎
Lake Anti-Mavis, Tarn Pass in the distance

Lake Anti-Mavis, Tarn Pass in the distance

Lake Anti-Mavis, Tarn Pass in the distance   More ▶︎
Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

A side trip off the popular Mingha-Deception route in Arthur's Pass.   More ▶︎
Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

route from Lake Mavis to Edwards Valley bypassing Taruahuna Pass

route from Lake Mavis to Edwards Valley bypassing Taruahuna Pass

This route bypasses the pass with its tiresome talus travel for those who have experienced it several times already!   More ▶︎
Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

A snow wonder for all to enjoy.   More ▶︎
Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut - from Lake Mavis   More ▶︎
Ascent to Taruahuna Pass

Ascent to Taruahuna Pass

Ascent to Taruahuna Pass from Otehake   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Biv

East Hawdon Biv

The shiny new two-bunk hut in the frosty East Hawdon Valley.   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Bivouac

East Hawdon Bivouac

A smart new hut on East Hawdon Stream. It was built 2007, replacing the original biv.   More ▶︎
Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut

Large hut on the popular Mingha-Deception route   More ▶︎
Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut 2008   More ▶︎
Sidle Mt Valiant

Sidle Mt Valiant

A good direct route from the East Hawdon to the head of the Poulter at Trudge stream, Arthurs Pass National ...   More ▶︎
Mingha River-Deception River

Mingha River-Deception River

Goat Pass Track. Alpine track over a pass between two river valleys.   More ▶︎
trudge col

trudge col

trudge col as seen from hawdon hut. left of rough peak, hawdon valley, arthurs pass national park.   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 ▶︎
Trudge Col

Trudge Col

A day trip to an iconic spot in Arthurs Pass.   More ▶︎
trudge col - from the north

trudge col - from the north

Trudge stream drains the northern or Poulter side of Trudge Col. Crossing Trudge Col provides an interesting and challenging route ...   More ▶︎

Penny Pass

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

An enclosed shelter at the beginning of the Andrews Track leading to Casey Saddle.   More ▶︎
Andrews Stream-Lake Minchin-Townsend Creek

Andrews Stream-Lake Minchin-Townsend Creek

A north-south crossing of the park.   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 Shelter

Andrews Shelter

Shelter and campsite on Andrews Stream near the Mount White Bridge. Water is available from the nearby stream. Here, or ...   More ▶︎
Mt Aicken in Jan

Mt Aicken in Jan

Require Medium fitness level, rock/stone marked track above bushline.   More ▶︎
Carmichaelia monroi

Carmichaelia monroi

A tiny dwarf broom growing north of Hallelujah Flat, Andrews Track, Arthur's Pass National Park.   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 ▶︎
Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass Lagoon Saddle Loop over two days   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 ▶︎
Approaching Casey Saddle

Approaching Casey Saddle

Casey Saddle (777m) is a flat, barely perceptible saddle. Castle Hill (1545m) is behind.   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 ▶︎