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Lagoon Saddle Hut

Lagoon Saddle hut in the Snow

Lagoon Saddle hut in the Snow

Lagoon Saddle hut on a snowy winters day   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 Shelter

Lagoon Saddle Shelter

A small A frame day shelter near Lagoon Saddle.   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle Shelter

Lagoon Saddle Shelter

Lagoon Saddle shelter in the Snow   More ▶︎
Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass-Lagoon Saddle

Cass Lagoon Saddle Loop over two days   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 ▶︎

Bealey Spur

Easy walk to an historic hut, with good views.   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 ▶︎
Bealey Spur Hut - Oct 2011

Bealey Spur Hut - Oct 2011

Shot of the interior of the Bealey Spur Hut in October 2011.   More ▶︎
Bealey Spur Hut - Interior

Bealey Spur Hut - Interior

Inside the bealey spur hut, facing the bunk beds   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 hut interior

bealey spur hut interior

a beech pole frame with 1930's corrugated iron, viewed from the door   More ▶︎
Bealey Spur Hut

Bealey Spur Hut

Bealey Spur Hut 2010   More ▶︎
Bealey Spur Hut

Bealey Spur Hut

Historic 1925 musterers' hut on an easy grassy spur over the Waimakariri River. Old basic hut built around 1925 by musterers ...   More ▶︎
Bealey Spur Hut - Oct 2011

Bealey Spur Hut - Oct 2011

Exterior shot of the Bealey Spur Hut in October 2011.   More ▶︎
Misty morning on Bealey Spur

Misty morning on Bealey Spur

Early morning drizzle releases its grip.   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 ▶︎
Mt Bealey

Mt Bealey

Its my first walk. up Mt Bealey. Absolutly love being in the nature, So happy, So excited. My friend described ...   More ▶︎

Bealey Spur shortcut

A side track that bypasses Cloudesley Road.   More ▶︎
Bealy hut

Bealy hut

Arthurs Pass end of the Lagoon Saddle track 5 minutes from the Cora Lynn carpark.   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 ▶︎
Track Descent

Track Descent

The map shows the track crossing two small tributaries before heading sharply down to meet the main river. You may ...   More ▶︎
The Track Starts

The Track Starts

After three or four scree/shrub combinations, where the gorge below opens out a little, keep an eye out for the ...   More ▶︎
Grass my Arse

Grass my Arse

Sections of alpine "herbs" break up the scree slopes high above the Rolleston River. There is no track through these ...   More ▶︎
Pick Your Path

Pick Your Path

Try to stay reasonably high above the river on the true left for the easiest route down and to avoid ...   More ▶︎
Top of Rolleston Valley

Top of Rolleston Valley

There are sporadic cairns down into the Rolleston Valley, but they can be difficult to pick out against the scree. ...   More ▶︎
At the top

At the top

If intending to cross over into the Rolleston from the Waimak, DON'T go over the actual Waimak Col (you'll see ...   More ▶︎
Route Planning

Route Planning

Checking the map for a route over the head of the Waimakariri Valley into the Rolleston Valley. Be aware in ...   More ▶︎
Three Passes

Three Passes

A classic trip from Arthur's Pass across Browning, Whitehorn and Harman Passes, emerging near Lake Kaniere on the West Coast.   More ▶︎
Waimakariri River-Rolleston River

Waimakariri River-Rolleston River

Alpine tramp over Waimakariri Col.   More ▶︎
Other Part of trail to Carrington Hut

Other Part of trail to Carrington Hut

the trail after a nice rain   More ▶︎
The Trail Klondyke Corner to Carrington Hu

The Trail Klondyke Corner to Carrington Hu

view of the grassy trail before the riverbed becomes the trail. The hut is still far here but it is behind ...   More ▶︎
Barker Hut

Barker Hut

Surrounded by glaciers at the head of the White River, this is the highest hut in Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Waimakariri River flats

Waimakariri River flats

Starting out from the East Coast, the Waimakariri River is a long but easy slog to Carrington Hut. Follow the ...   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 ▶︎
Klondyke shelter and campsite

Klondyke shelter and campsite

The striking octagonal shelter by the roadside, and camping area beyond.   More ▶︎
Harman Pass - Taipo River - Kelly Saddle

Harman Pass - Taipo River - Kelly Saddle

A long journey through the west of Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Klondyke Corner campsite

Klondyke Corner campsite

A large grassy site often used as a base for trampers in the area. The area features a striking octagonal ...   More ▶︎

Waimakariri to Rakaia

Video showing hike up the Waimakariri, over Jordan Pass, with a packraft down the Avoca and then walking up Rakaia ...   More ▶︎

Packrafting trip from Bealey to upper Rakaia River

A video of a hiking and packrafting trip up over Jordan saddle, down the Avoca, Harper, and Wilberforce Rivers, then ...   More ▶︎
Inside view of Greyneys Shelter

Inside view of Greyneys Shelter

Inside view.   More ▶︎
Greyneys Shelter June 2012

Greyneys Shelter June 2012

This shelter is next to SH 73 between Arthur's Pass Village and the Waimakariri River at Klondyke Corner. It's handy ...   More ▶︎
Greyneys campsite

Greyneys campsite

A grassy clearing in the forest next to the highway, with a stone shelter. This campsite is located near the ...   More ▶︎
Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

A side trip off the popular Mingha-Deception route in Arthur's Pass.   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 ▶︎
Edwards River-Hawdon River

Edwards River-Hawdon River

See Hawdon River.   More ▶︎
Anti Crow Hut

Anti Crow Hut

In the Waimakariri valley near Anti Crow River. The previous Anti Crow Hut used to be the CMC hut about half ...   More ▶︎
Anti Crow Hut

Anti Crow Hut

A basic hut not far from the road.   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 ▶︎
inside Hamilton hut

inside Hamilton hut

The inside of Hamilton hut.   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 ▶︎
Hamilton Hut - Dec 2009

Hamilton Hut - Dec 2009

Exterior shot of Hamilton Hut in December 2009.   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 ▶︎
Cass Saddle

Cass Saddle

Looking across the Cass Saddle from ridge on North Side.   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 ▶︎
Cass Saddle Hut

Cass Saddle Hut

... Heavy summer snow on New Year's Eve!   More ▶︎
Cass Saddle Hut

Cass Saddle Hut

Cass Saddle Hut, when I arrived, then, the morning after...   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 ▶︎