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Nelson Lakes - Lakehead, Angelus and Speargrass Circuit

Paddy's Pinchgut circuit

Paddy's Pinchgut circuit

Great morning or afternoon walk with great lake and mountain views.   More ▶︎
Paddy's Pinchgut circuit

Paddy's Pinchgut circuit

Mt Robert carpark to carpark via Paddy Track, Bushline hut, Relax Shelter and Pinchgut track - 4 hours. 575m up ...   More ▶︎
Profile : St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

Profile : St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

A useful profile of the 100km tramp - with a couple of bad weather alternatives : 1. low route past Speargrass ...   More ▶︎
St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

St Arnaud - Lewis Pass

A 9-day 100km tramp via the Thompson, D'Urville and 3 Tarns Passes Feb 2013   More ▶︎
Angelus Hut

Angelus Hut

New hut opened in April 2010. A well sited and busy hut next to a lake in an alpine landscape. ...   More ▶︎
Lake Angelus, June 2011

Lake Angelus, June 2011

Late in the day as we arrived at the hut with the last light catching the tops   More ▶︎
Angelus Hut Campsite

Angelus Hut Campsite

Alpine campsite located near Angelus Hut and Lake Angelus. During peak season, this campsite must be booked in advance with ...   More ▶︎

Nelson Lakes - Angelus to Sunset Saddle

Route marked by cairns from Angelus Hut to Sunset Saddle. (The first part of the route to Hopeless Creek and ...   More ▶︎
Lake Rotoiti, St. Arnaud

Lake Rotoiti, St. Arnaud

Lake Rotoiti, St. Arnaud   More ▶︎

Loop Track, Lake Rotoiti

A short walk through the Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project at St Arnaud. Lakeside beech forest.   More ▶︎

Honeydew Walk, Lake Rotoiti

This short loop leads into the edges of the Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project area, a "mainland island" with pest numbers ...   More ▶︎
Sunset over Lake Angelus

Sunset over Lake Angelus

An awesome day and evening, taken May 2011.   More ▶︎
Angelus Peak

Angelus Peak

evening light on the Angelus Peak (2075m), looking across the lake - Sunset Saddle is in the middle of the ...   More ▶︎
Lake Angelus at Sunset

Lake Angelus at Sunset

looking towards Bristol Pass, some hardy campers in front of the Angelus Hut - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Lake Rotoiti

Lake Rotoiti

from the shore of St Arnaud, looking to the head of the lake and up the Travers Valley - Apr ...   More ▶︎
Angelus Hut

Angelus Hut

Morning view form Angelus Hut in May.   More ▶︎
Lake Angelus

Lake Angelus

Enclosed Angelus Hut   More ▶︎
Kerr Bay campsite

Kerr Bay campsite

Grassy lakeside camping surrounded by a wealth of walking options, from short walks to alpine tops trips and multi-day tramps. ...   More ▶︎

Gibbs Walk

Short link track betweem St Arnaud village and campground.   More ▶︎
Lake Angelus with no snow

Lake Angelus with no snow

Unusually snow free - January 2008   More ▶︎
Nelson Lakes double figure eight with a reverse twist

Nelson Lakes double figure eight with a reverse twist

January 2008. A seven day epic up and over Lake Angelus from Speargrass Hut, then up the Sabine River, over Waiau ...   More ▶︎
Lake Angelus

Lake Angelus

Lake Angelus

Lake Angelus

Between the lakes of Rotoiti and Rotoroa in New Zealand's South Island, is the high alpine tarn of Lake Angelus ...   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Lake Angelus

Route Guide: Lake Angelus

Between the lakes of Rotoiti and Rotoroa in New Zealand's South Island, is the high alpine tarn of Lake Angelus ...   More ▶︎
Lake of the Angels

Lake of the Angels

We arrived at Lake Angelus as a thick fog descended and the temperature dropped to zero. Next morning we were ...   More ▶︎
Reflections on Lake Angelus

Reflections on Lake Angelus

Dec 2005   More ▶︎

St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

A 5-9 day north-south route from St Arnaud to the Lewis Pass, via Travers Pass, Waiau Pass, Thompson Pass and ...   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 ▶︎

Walking the length of the Richmond Ranges

A 7-14 day walk along the spine of the Richmond Ranges. Alpine tops, crumbling ridgelines, untracked bush & scrub, boulders ...   More ▶︎

Black Valley Walk

Link track between St Arnaud village and the campground.   More ▶︎
Hinapouri Tarn

Hinapouri Tarn

looking across the tarn into the Hukere Stream/Valley (through which the Cascade track runs)   More ▶︎
Route Guide: St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

Route Guide: St Arnaud to Lewis Pass

A 5-7 day north-south route from St Arnaud to the Lewis Pass, via Travers Pass, Waiau Pass, Thompson Pass and ...   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Richmond Ranges (west) main ridge

Route Guide: Richmond Ranges (west) main ridge

The main ridge of the western Richmond Ranges from Mt Riley, near Okamario on SH6 to the Red Hills above ...   More ▶︎
Travers-Sabine

Travers-Sabine

Two river valleys linked by a straightforward alpine saddle at 1800m   More ▶︎
Travers-Sabine Saddle

Travers-Sabine Saddle

Going over the saddle looking west towards the Sabine Valley - April 2010.   More ▶︎
St Arnaud Camp Ground Jetty

St Arnaud Camp Ground Jetty

Morning view in May.   More ▶︎
Lake Thompson

Lake Thompson

A view of the beautiful Lake Thompson, a short distance from Thompson Pass   More ▶︎
New Porters Creek Hut

New Porters Creek Hut

moved to spot from right branch wairoa. has beenlovingly restored with a new lick of 'rescue orange' paint and sports a ...   More ▶︎

Saint Arnaud

An alpine village on the shore of Lake Rotoiti in Nelson Lakes National Park.   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 ▶︎
View towards Speargrass Creek

View towards Speargrass Creek

View from a couple of hundred meters below the rim of the Angelus basin, looking down a valley leading to ...   More ▶︎
Travers Valley flats, Nelson Ranges

Travers Valley flats, Nelson Ranges

Travers Valley flats above Lakehead Hut, Nelson Ranges   More ▶︎
Lakehead hut

Lakehead hut

Lakehead hut close to Lake Rotoiti in Nelson Lakes National Park   More ▶︎
Lakehead Hut

Lakehead Hut

A large modern hut. Lots of sandflies. Note that access to Coldwater Hut across the valley is either a 2-3 ...   More ▶︎
Relax Shelter

Relax Shelter

Basic shelter on Robert Ridge (Mt Robert, Nelson Lakes National Park)   More ▶︎
Relax Shelter Nov 2012

Relax Shelter Nov 2012

On the Pinchgut track Mt Robert close to the junction with Paddys track and the Robert Ridge route.   More ▶︎
Robert Ridge in the Rain

Robert Ridge in the Rain

On our last day, we decided to walk out from Speargrass Hut via Robert Ridge (to avoid retracing our walk ...   More ▶︎
Robert Ridge

Robert Ridge

looking NE along the ridge - in good weather, the views are expansive.   More ▶︎
Coldwater Hut

Coldwater Hut

The hut, from the Lakehead jetty, looking across Lake Rotoiti - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Coldwater hut

Coldwater hut

A concrete hut with 12 bunks. When I was there during the Summer the fire had been removed to prevent ...   More ▶︎
Lake Rotoiti

Lake Rotoiti

Lake Rotoiti   More ▶︎
Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson Lakes National Park

An alpine park of beech forests, valleys, and glacial lakes, offering some relatively easy walking. Established in 1956. Highest point: ...   More ▶︎

Anglers Walk, Lake Rotoiti

This track follows the first 2km of the Buller River from its source at Lake Rotoiti. It is well used ...   More ▶︎
Kea hut Nov 2012

Kea hut Nov 2012

An older but lovingly restored hut in the Mt Robert area of Nelson Lakes National Park. This hut is only ...   More ▶︎
Kea hut

Kea hut

An older but lovingly restored hut in the Mt Robert area of Nelson Lakes National Park. This hut is only ...   More ▶︎
Speargrass slip

Speargrass slip

One of a number of slips to negotiate back to the car park.   More ▶︎
The new Speargrass Hut

The new Speargrass Hut

Just like Morgans - nice and new.   More ▶︎
The new Speargrass Hut

The new Speargrass Hut

Same layout as Morgan. Two sleeping platforms for 10 people in total. Stainless steel L shaped bench. Table, fixed benches, ...   More ▶︎
Speargrass Hut

Speargrass Hut

The old small cosy hut at the top of a clearing. Since replaced by a modern hut. Water from Speargrass Creek ...   More ▶︎
Speargrass Hut

Speargrass Hut

Previously a small cosy hut, but now a brand new roomy hut with two sleeping platforms, L shaped stainless steel ...   More ▶︎
Speargrass Hut

Speargrass Hut

from Robert Ridge - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Bushline Hut

Bushline Hut

A cute hut with a grand outlook over Lake Rotoiti and down to St Arnaud. Loo with a view!   More ▶︎
Scree beside the Cedric Track

Scree beside the Cedric Track

looking up the Sabine Valley from the Cedric Track - Feb 2013   More ▶︎
Robert Ridge

Robert Ridge

looking down the ridge from Flagtop - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
St Arnaud Range Track

St Arnaud Range Track

This walk climbs steadily through beech forest to a height of over 1650 metres. Above the bushline (at 1400 m), ...   More ▶︎
Parachute Rocks Track

Parachute Rocks Track

View of Lake Rotoiti from point 1738   More ▶︎
Hopeless Hut

Hopeless Hut

A six bunk hut situated near Hopeless Creek, which is a tributary of the Travers River. The lower story is ...   More ▶︎
Hopeless Creek Hut

Hopeless Creek Hut

An older , little used hut off the Travers Valley leading to Sunset Saddle and Angelus Hut.   More ▶︎
Over the Sabine River

Over the Sabine River

First bridge after Sabine Hut, I think   More ▶︎
Blue Lake Jan 2007

Blue Lake Jan 2007

This was a 'rite-of-passage' tramp for my 13 year old son. We helicoptered in to the Waiau Pass and then ...   More ▶︎
Blue Lake

Blue Lake

Blue Lake is a small, pretty lake dammed by boulders at the head of the Sabine Valley. Beyond is Lake ...   More ▶︎
Sabine Hut

Sabine Hut

Located at the head of Lake Rotoroa. A radio is available for contacting the water taxi service.   More ▶︎
Sabine Valley - Blue Lake - D'Urville Valley

Sabine Valley - Blue Lake - D'Urville Valley

A circuit along neighbouring valleys at the hear of Lake Rotoroa, passing the picturesque Blue Lake, and crossing Moss Pass. ...   More ▶︎
Jetty at Sabine Hut

Jetty at Sabine Hut

Early morning - April 2010 - I think it's going to rain...   More ▶︎
Lake Rotoroa

Lake Rotoroa

from the verandah of Sabine Hut - no wonder this hut is popular - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Sabine Hut

Sabine Hut

picturesque setting at the head of Lake Rotoroa but prone to crowding at holiday times (and not just by sandflies) ...   More ▶︎
Swans on Lake Rotoroa

Swans on Lake Rotoroa

Taken at Sabine Hut   More ▶︎
Mt Hopeless 2278m Nov 2012

Mt Hopeless 2278m Nov 2012

This picture of Mt Hopeless 2278m was taken on a perfect morning from a knob above the Cupola Basin hut. ...   More ▶︎
Nelson Lakes

Nelson Lakes

Travers-Sabine Circuit 2012   More ▶︎
Mount Richmond Forest Park

Mount Richmond Forest Park

A wedge of land at the base of the Marlborough Sounds, south of Nelson and north of the Wairau River, ...   More ▶︎

Mount Misery Hut

Mount Misery hut   More ▶︎
Sabine-Waiau Pass-Thompson Pass-D'Urville

Sabine-Waiau Pass-Thompson Pass-D'Urville

5 day trip accessed by kayak up Lake Rotoroa. Easy bush travel up and down Sabine and D'Urville valleys respectively. ...   More ▶︎
Bull Paddock Creek Track

Bull Paddock Creek Track

GPS file of track from Bull Paddock Creek Biv to the Wairau River   More ▶︎
Bull Paddock Creek Track

Bull Paddock Creek Track

Access To Bull Paddock Creek Biv from The Wairau river, this track follows Sand Fly Stream before dropping Bull Paddock ...   More ▶︎
D'Urville Jetty

D'Urville Jetty

... at the hut. Zoom in and you'll see the sandflies ...   More ▶︎

Lake Daniels to Lake Rotoroa

Route tracing of Alternate route from the Lewis Pass to St Arnaud   More ▶︎
D'Urville Hut

D'Urville Hut

Located at the head of Lake Rotoroa.   More ▶︎
John Tait Hut

John Tait Hut

April 2010 - there is a large area of avalanche debris to the immediate right of this photo (out of ...   More ▶︎
John Tait Hut

John Tait Hut

A good hut situated 5 hours easy walk from the head of Lake Rotoiti. Good views of Mt. Travers up ...   More ▶︎
Cupola basin Hut

Cupola basin Hut

A snow covered Cupola Basin Hut visited on 6th and 7th July 2008.Stunning views of the surrounding mountains make the ...   More ▶︎
Cupola basin Hut

Cupola basin Hut

A hut on the bushline with great views, well worth the up-hill grunt to get there.Even more spectacular when visited ...   More ▶︎
Cupola Basin Hut

Cupola Basin Hut

Walked in from St. Arnaud and stayed overnight April 2002, as part of the popular Travers/Sabine circuit. I must have ...   More ▶︎
Tarns on range south of Mt Misery

Tarns on range south of Mt Misery

Tarns below pt1609, rapidly losing their emerald colour as mist sets in.. Nearly at the end of a long climb ...   More ▶︎