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The Track Starts

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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Other Part of trail to Carrington Hut

Other Part of trail to Carrington Hut

the trail after a nice rain   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Waimakariri River-Rolleston River

Waimakariri River-Rolleston River

Alpine tramp over Waimakariri Col.   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 ▶︎
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 shelter and campsite

Klondyke shelter and campsite

The striking octagonal shelter by the roadside, and camping area beyond.   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 ▶︎
Mt Philistine

Mt Philistine

The slopes to the summit - from the east.   More ▶︎
Barrack Creek Route

Barrack Creek Route

Goat Hill and Barrack Creek from Mount Barron. The route follows the spur to the true right of Barrack Creek.   More ▶︎

Mount Barron Route

Old trail leading up the the tussock tops of Mount Barron. A good benched track leads up to a rocky ...   More ▶︎
Mount Barron tops

Mount Barron tops

The end of the marked track up Mount Barron.   More ▶︎
Philistine Bluffs

Philistine Bluffs

Decending the bluffs - not a forgiving place to loose your footing- there have been deaths here.   More ▶︎
Mt Philistine

Mt Philistine

Moderate to hard daytrip in Arthurs Pass.   More ▶︎
Philistine Bluffs

Philistine Bluffs

Decending the bluffs - not a forgiving place to loose your footing- there have been deaths here.   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 ▶︎
Misty morning on Bealey Spur

Misty morning on Bealey Spur

Early morning drizzle releases its grip.   More ▶︎
Philistine / Warnock's Bluffs

Philistine / Warnock's Bluffs

The normal route up Philistine from the road ascends through this line of bluffs. When there is no snow, the ...   More ▶︎

Bealey Spur

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

Mount Barron

Mount Barron from the Death's Corner lookout. The route follows the far edge of the obvious slip. The steep bluffs ...   More ▶︎
Mount Barron Route

Mount Barron Route

Old access track onto the Mount Barron tussock tops.   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 Hut - Oct 2011

Bealey Spur Hut - Oct 2011

Exterior shot of the Bealey Spur Hut in October 2011.   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

Bealey Spur Hut

Bealey Spur Hut 2010   More ▶︎
bealey spur hut interior

bealey spur hut interior

a beech pole frame with 1930's corrugated iron, viewed from the door   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Inside view of Greyneys Shelter

Inside view of Greyneys Shelter

Inside view.   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

Inside the bealey spur hut, facing the bunk beds   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

Bealey Spur

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

Lake Mavis

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

Otira Valley

Footbridge on the Otira Valley.   More ▶︎
Otira Valley

Otira Valley

A short, pretty walk into an alpine environment. A variety of alpine flowers in summer.   More ▶︎
Phipps Peak (1965m)

Phipps Peak (1965m)

From the Otira Valley.   More ▶︎
Edwards River-Hawdon River

Edwards River-Hawdon River

See Hawdon River.   More ▶︎
Mt Philistine Traverse

Mt Philistine Traverse

A classic mountain traverse in Arthurs Pass National Park, includes climbing steep scree, bluffs, rock and snow. An ice axe ...   More ▶︎

Lake Misery Track

Short connector track that crosses the Main Divide of the Southern Alps.   More ▶︎
Lake Misery Track

Lake Misery Track

Small rockpile on the Lake Misery Track.   More ▶︎
Upper Hunts Creek

Upper Hunts Creek

Upper Hunts Creek - valley head above the hut. Te pass to Dry Creek in the Taipo is up scree ...   More ▶︎
Hunts Creek Hut

Hunts Creek Hut

5-7 hours slog up Kellys Creek from the Otira highway, this little abode is welcome site after mud-jumping across Hunts ...   More ▶︎
Hunts Hut

Hunts Hut

A small but tidy hut located at the edge of a tussock clearing near Hunts Creek.   More ▶︎
Hunts Creek Track

Hunts Creek Track

Rough travel to a small, tidy hut. Better walked as part of a circuit.   More ▶︎
Hunts Creek Hut

Hunts Creek Hut

A small hut handsomely located at the edge of a tussock clearing on Hunts Creek, west of Otira. Hunts Creek takes ...   More ▶︎
Kelly Range - Hunts Saddle Circuit

Kelly Range - Hunts Saddle Circuit

A challenging circuit route traversing the Kelly Range and returning along Kelly's Creek. The direction described is the easiest option.   More ▶︎
Head of the Rolleston River, just below Pt2000

Head of the Rolleston River, just below Pt2000

Taken while traversing slopes high in the Rolleston river. Shows the snow slope used to access the first col north ...   More ▶︎

Bealey Spur shortcut

A side track that bypasses Cloudesley Road.   More ▶︎
Hunts Creek Toilet and Hut

Hunts Creek Toilet and Hut

Nice size   More ▶︎

Goat Creek track to Mt Barron

Overgrown and line is destroyed by recent slips.   More ▶︎
Dobson Nature Walk

Dobson Nature Walk

A short walk on the Main Divide of the Southern Alps, offering alpine flora and panoramic 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 ▶︎
Kelly Range from Hunts Creek Track

Kelly Range from Hunts Creek Track

The route from the tops of the Kelly Range to Hunts Saddle drops through thick scrub to a small bog ...   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 ▶︎
2010_05_01 Otira Valley

2010_05_01 Otira Valley

2010_05_01 Otira Valley.JPG   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 2)

Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 2)

One possible route down the main divide from Otira on the Arthur's Pass road to Mt Cook Village. Otira Hotel ...   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 1)

Route Guide: Otira to Mt Cook Village (pt 1)

One possible route down the main divide from Otira on the Arthur's Pass road to Mt Cook Village. Otira Hotel to ...   More ▶︎
Lake Kaniere - Otira

Lake Kaniere - Otira

from the north end of Lake Kaniere, along the west shore to the Styx river. East along the Styx to ...   More ▶︎

Dobson Nature Walk

Stroll through an alpine herbfield scattered with massive boulders, Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Walks Around Arthur's Pass

Walks Around Arthur's Pass

A variety of both easy and more challenging walks are available around Arthur's Pass village and the nearby pass.   More ▶︎
Mt Rolleston - Otira Face

Mt Rolleston - Otira Face

The best known peak in Arthurs Pass national park. The Otira Face as seen here from Mt Philistine is often ...   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

Lagoon Saddle Hut

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

Lagoon Saddle Shelter

A small A frame day shelter near Lagoon Saddle.   More ▶︎
Lagoon Saddle hut in the Snow

Lagoon Saddle hut in the Snow

Lagoon Saddle hut on a snowy winters day   More ▶︎

Mt Bealey

A handy winter day trip from Greymouth view at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEhVTeoq9-k   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 ▶︎
Crow Glacier, Mt Rolleston

Crow Glacier, Mt Rolleston

Crow glacier and Mt Rolleston. taken April 1969.   More ▶︎
Temple Basin

Temple Basin

A steepish climb through alpine meadows to the Temple Basin skifield   More ▶︎
Temple Basin Ski Field

Temple Basin Ski Field

Taken a little past the ski huts, November 2012   More ▶︎
Temple Basin Ski Area

Temple Basin Ski Area

November 2009.   More ▶︎
Mingha River-Deception River

Mingha River-Deception River

Goat Pass Track. Alpine track over a pass between two river valleys.   More ▶︎
Page Memorial Shelter

Page Memorial Shelter

Day shelter in Temple Basin, Arthurs Pass. Page Memorial Shelter is little day-hut built for skiers in Temple Basin, set apart ...   More ▶︎

Bealey Chasm and Valley

A excellent short walk in the autumn or spring with wonderful views of rolleston glacier   More ▶︎
Mt Bealey - Lyell Peak - Avalanche Peak Traverse

Mt Bealey - Lyell Peak - Avalanche Peak Traverse

A classic traverse from Mt Bealey to Avalanche Peak   More ▶︎
Anti Crow Hut

Anti Crow Hut

A basic hut not far from the road.   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎

Mt Rolleston- Low Peak (via Rome ridge)

Track starts off at SH73 (Coral track). Steep ascent through the bush line on a marked track leading you up ...   More ▶︎

Kelly Tops, Dry Creek, Taipo Circuit

A 3 day circuit from 7 Mile Creek to the Kelly Tops, down to Hunts Saddle and then over Hunts ...   More ▶︎
Descent from Kelly Tops to Hunts Saddle and Return!

Descent from Kelly Tops to Hunts Saddle and Return!

Masochistic mission involving at times 40 degrees gradients where the techniques of hanging off scrub and sliding to the next ...   More ▶︎
Dry Creek

Dry Creek

Dry Creek - descending into the Taipo from it's 1700m saddle off Hunts Creek   More ▶︎
Below Kelly-Hunt Saddle

Below Kelly-Hunt Saddle

The Kelly below the Kelly-Hunt Saddle   More ▶︎
Rome Ridge - Avalanche Peak Traverse

Rome Ridge - Avalanche Peak Traverse

Climb up Rome Ridge towards Mount Rolleston to traverse the ridge between it and Avalanche Peak.   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 ▶︎
Arthur's Pass Walking Track

Arthur's Pass Walking Track

A new walk, opened March 2014 to mark 150 years of Arthur's Pass. Attractive and easy walking from the Arthur's ...   More ▶︎
Shattered rock on Mount Cassidy

Shattered rock on Mount Cassidy

The rock is very crumbly and unstable.   More ▶︎
Above Waimakariri Falls

Above Waimakariri Falls

Looking down the valley from high under Waimak Col. Spot the hut? (just left of the river - the new ...   More ▶︎
Myosotis lyalli

Myosotis lyalli

Mount Cassidy.   More ▶︎
Mount Cassidy

Mount Cassidy

A short but challenging climb from Arthur's Pass Village.   More ▶︎
Hunts Creek

Hunts Creek

Barron Ridge is at left, and Hunts Ridge at right. Hunt Saddle is at bottom right and Kelly's Creek at ...   More ▶︎
Kelly Creek

Kelly Creek

Kelly Creek above the first gorge   More ▶︎
Upper Deception hut Feb 2009

Upper Deception hut Feb 2009

A sound old NZFS hut in need of a bit of TLC. The scrub badly needed cutting back last time ...   More ▶︎
Upper Deception Hut

Upper Deception Hut

Six bunk hut adjacent the popular Mingha-Deception route. It was built by the NZFS in 1962. [A four bunker Lower Deception ...   More ▶︎
Waimakariri Falls hut

Waimakariri Falls hut

6 bunk hut 1380m   More ▶︎
Waimakariri Falls Hut

Waimakariri Falls Hut

Located in the Waimakariri headwaters at 1300m, just above the top falls. Built 1960, and refurbished 2005.   More ▶︎
Deception River

Deception River

Deception River   More ▶︎
Rock wren

Rock wren

I heard this bird before I saw it, on the scree just above the Con's Track bushline on Mount Cassidy, ...   More ▶︎
Geum uniflorum

Geum uniflorum

Mount Cassidy.   More ▶︎
Great mountain buttercup

Great mountain buttercup

Ranunculus lyalli. Con's Track, Mount Cassidy, Arthur's Pass.   More ▶︎
Crow Slide in snow

Crow Slide in snow

Frank and me doing an alpine finish (our speciality) down the Crow slide en route to Crow Hut from Avalanche ...   More ▶︎
Mountain violet

Mountain violet

Viola cunninghamii, Bridal Veil Track, Arthur's Pass.   More ▶︎
Forest

Forest

Con's Track, Arthur's Pass.   More ▶︎
Devil's Punchbowl Falls.

Devil's Punchbowl Falls.

From Con's Track, Arthur's Pass.   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 ▶︎
Arthur's Pass Village

Arthur's Pass Village

Resort village surrounded by mountains within Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Creek below Devil's Punchbowl Falls.

Creek below Devil's Punchbowl Falls.

November 2009.   More ▶︎
Avalanche Peak-Crow River

Avalanche Peak-Crow River

A route over Avalanche Peak dropping to the Crow River and exiting down the Waimakariri River.   More ▶︎
Devil's Punchbowl Falls.

Devil's Punchbowl Falls.

Rainy November day, 2009.   More ▶︎
Devil's Punchbowl Walking Track

Devil's Punchbowl Walking Track

Classic Arthur's Pass walk to the 131m Punchbowl Falls / Te Tautea o Hinekakai.   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass Village Historic Walk

Arthur's Pass Village Historic Walk

Introductory circuit of the village, providing a history of the Pass and the rail tunnel.   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass Kea

Arthur's Pass Kea

Photogenic Kea on car at Arthur's Pass   More ▶︎

Millennium Walk

Short walk to a waterfall at the Arthur's Pass Visitor Centre.   More ▶︎

Devil's Punchbowl Track

Short walk to a classic Arthur's Pass waterfall.   More ▶︎

Avalanche Creek Shelter campsite

Campsite located near the highway in Arthur's Pass Village. A good base for a variety of day walks. The information ...   More ▶︎

Cockayne Nature Walk

Short walk in rich forest near Kellys Creek, Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎

Cockayne Nature Walk

A short loop in forest near Kelly's Creek, Otira.   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 ▶︎
(Pihoihoi) - Pipit

(Pihoihoi) - Pipit

Moaris used to mimick the pipits movements and use a tactic called Manukawhaki (decoy bird). They would pretend to retreat ...   More ▶︎
Mid Taipo Hut to Dunns Creek Hut

Mid Taipo Hut to Dunns Creek Hut

The more direct route from Mid Taipo to Dunns Creek, the alternative to heading all the way up Dunns Ck ...   More ▶︎
Mid Taipo hut

Mid Taipo hut

An ex NZFS hut that was built in 1973. In the 70's it was known as "New Mid Taipo" because ...   More ▶︎
Mid Taipo hut June 2009

Mid Taipo hut June 2009

An ex NZFS hut that was built in 1973. In the 70's it was known as "New Mid Taipo" because ...   More ▶︎
Kelly Shelter (Removed)

Kelly Shelter (Removed)

Kelly shelter is a roadside shelter on the Arthur's Pass road, at the base of Kelly's Creek and the track ...   More ▶︎
Kelly Shelter

Kelly Shelter

Kelly Shelter on the Arthurs Pass raod   More ▶︎
Willy the Weka

Willy the Weka

A visitor at the Kelly ck carpark.   More ▶︎
Taipo River track to Julia Hut

Taipo River track to Julia Hut

Taipo River track to Julia Hut - above Dry Creek   More ▶︎
Dillons Hut (new)

Dillons Hut (new)

Dillons Hut (new), Taipo Valley, Westland   More ▶︎
Avalanche Peak

Avalanche Peak

Viewed from Temple Basin access track.   More ▶︎
Avalanche Peak

Avalanche Peak

A day trip near Arthur's Pass village to an altitude of 1833m.   More ▶︎
View from Avalanche Peak June 2013

View from Avalanche Peak June 2013

This pic looks WSW from the summit over the Crow River to Jellicoe Ridge and beyond. The prominent summit on ...   More ▶︎
Dunns Creek

Dunns Creek

The lower Dunns Creek ascending from the Taipo to Dunns Creek Hut   More ▶︎
Descent to the Taipo Valley

Descent to the Taipo Valley

Descent to the Taipo Valley from the Kelly Range, above Dillons Homestead / Hut   More ▶︎
Old Julia Hut

Old Julia Hut

Old Julia Hut after refurbishment in February 2014.   More ▶︎
Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut 2008   More ▶︎
Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut

Large hut on the popular Mingha-Deception route   More ▶︎
Arthur's Pass

Arthur's Pass

Arthiur's pass and the viaduct viewed from the Kelly Creek to Carroll's Hut track.   More ▶︎
Kelly Range

Kelly Range

A brief climb up to Carroll Hut on the tops at the northern edge of Arthur's Pass National Park. Magnificent ...   More ▶︎
Kellys Range & beyond from Kellys Hill July 2011

Kellys Range & beyond from Kellys Hill July 2011

This pic looking SW from Kellys Hill was taken before this weeks heavy snowfalls. The dip in the foreground is ...   More ▶︎
Carroll Hut

Carroll Hut

This newly renovated hut sits on a pretty tussock plateau on the Kelly Range.   More ▶︎
Carroll Hut

Carroll Hut

A small, tidy hut just above the treeline on the Kelly Range. Recently renovated with new cladding and new windows. ...   More ▶︎
Carroll Memorial Hut

Carroll Memorial Hut

Situated on Kelly Saddle, Carroll Hut has stunning views across to Arthur's Pass.   More ▶︎
Catching the dawn on the Kelly range

Catching the dawn on the Kelly range

The morning light on the Kelly range before it reaches the valley with Arthurs Pass   More ▶︎
Crow Hut (Arthur's Pass)

Crow Hut (Arthur's Pass)

In the Crow valley, Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Crow hut (Arthurs Pass) March 2008

Crow hut (Arthurs Pass) March 2008

I've noticed that there isn't a photo on here of this hut to go with the text entry. Seeing no ...   More ▶︎
Kelly Range views over Kelly Ck

Kelly Range views over Kelly Ck

Moving southward above Carroll hut on the Kelly Range. Descending the range to Hunts saddle and returning by Kellys Creek resulted ...   More ▶︎
Mt Aicken in Jan

Mt Aicken in Jan

Require Medium fitness level, rock/stone marked track above bushline.   More ▶︎
Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut

Goat Pass Hut - from Lake Mavis   More ▶︎
Kellys Saddle

Kellys Saddle

Kellys Saddle - a tussock saddle between the Otira and Taipo near Carroll Hut   More ▶︎
Ascent to Dunns Creek Hut

Ascent to Dunns Creek Hut

On reaching the waterfalls in Dunns Creek, this slip on the true left must be climbed for 100m or-so before ...   More ▶︎
Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut

Well built hut, sleeps 16 people.   More ▶︎
Edwards Hut Toilet

Edwards Hut Toilet

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

Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut taken Waitangi Day 2009   More ▶︎
Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut

Edwards Hut taken Waitangi Day 2009   More ▶︎
Kellys Hill

Kellys Hill

1400m above, looking NW from Kellys Hill, APNP.   More ▶︎
Mt Pfeifer etc from Kellys Hill July 2011

Mt Pfeifer etc from Kellys Hill July 2011

This photo was taken from near the broadcasting repeaters on top of Kellys Hill which is the hill immediately north ...   More ▶︎
Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

A snow wonder for all to enjoy.   More ▶︎
Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis

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 ▶︎
Taipo River

Taipo River

Lower Taipo river valley from the Kelly Range above Dillons Hut   More ▶︎
Dillons Hut

Dillons Hut

The New Dillons Hut (sleeps 10, stove, tank water) lies in the middle reaches of the Taipo valley, 10 minutes ...   More ▶︎
Taipo River above Dillons Hut

Taipo River above Dillons Hut

Taipo River above Dillons Hut, Westland   More ▶︎
Dunns Creek Hut

Dunns Creek Hut

The marshes in the mid-reaches of Dunns Creek. Dunns Creek Hut is visi ble on the right: a wet spot!   More ▶︎
Dunns Creek Hut

Dunns Creek Hut

Dunns Creek Hut, early evening in April.   More ▶︎
View from Dunns Creek Hut

View from Dunns Creek Hut

View from Dunns Creek Hut, early evening in April.   More ▶︎
Dunns Creek Hut

Dunns Creek Hut

Dunns creek Hut, Westland   More ▶︎
Mingha Biv

Mingha Biv

The old and not in very good condition Mingha Biv   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 ▶︎
SI Bush Robin in Old Julia hut April 2013

SI Bush Robin in Old Julia hut April 2013

For the second time in about a month a bush robin has spent time in a hut that I've been ...   More ▶︎
"Old" Julia hut

"Old" Julia hut

Close to the "New" Julia hut near the confluence of Julia & Mary Creeks where they join to form the ...   More ▶︎
"Old" Julia hut Feb 2009

"Old" Julia hut Feb 2009

Close to the "New" Julia hut near the confluence of Julia & Mary Creeks where they join to form the ...   More ▶︎
inside old julia

inside old julia

a classic view of the interior of a classic hut. Note the hand hewn locally sourced timbers.   More ▶︎
Julia Hut

Julia Hut

Standard DOC hut at the confluence of Julia and Mary Creeks where they meet the Taipo River. Good hot pools ...   More ▶︎
Julia Hut

Julia Hut

Standard DOC hut at the confluence of the Julia & Taipo rivers.   More ▶︎
Dunns Creek Hut

Dunns Creek Hut

Dunns Creek Hut (4 bunks, stove, limited dry firewood, tank & creek water, mattresses). The hut sits at the back ...   More ▶︎