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Travers Waterfall

Travers Falls

Travers Falls

The whole of the Travers River funnels through this narrow slit - must be awesome after heavy rain. About 1km upstream ...   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎
Lake Thompson

Lake Thompson

A view of the beautiful Lake Thompson, a short distance from Thompson Pass   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 ▶︎
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

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

Upper Travers

Looking down on Upper Travers Hut   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 ▶︎
Mt Travers

Mt Travers

Mt Travers from Upper Travers Hut - 2338m - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Upper Travers Hut

Upper Travers Hut

April 2010   More ▶︎
Upper Travers Hut

Upper Travers Hut

The original hut has been replaced by a larger hut. The new hut is in the shelter of the trees ...   More ▶︎
Upper Travers Basin

Upper Travers Basin

The pot belly stove in the new hut at Upper Travers got a strong workout in the winter of 2004. ...   More ▶︎
Upper Travers Hut

Upper Travers Hut

Upper Travers Hut with Travers Pass beyond, Nelson Lakes   More ▶︎
Travers Pass

Travers Pass

beginning of the climb to Travers Pass, looking down the Travers Valley - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Sabine

Sabine

Sabine river from Travers Pass   More ▶︎
Travers Pass

Travers Pass

final ascent to Travers Pass - Mt Travers in the background - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Mt Franklin

Mt Franklin

taken on the descent from Travers Pass into the E Sabine River - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Travers-Sabine Saddle

Travers-Sabine Saddle

Going over the saddle looking west towards the Sabine Valley - April 2010.   More ▶︎
Travers-Sabine

Travers-Sabine

Two river valleys linked by a straightforward alpine saddle at 1800m   More ▶︎

Phil and Lori at Travers Saddle

A couple of American trampers I met back in 06. Soon after this crossing we got hit by a bit ...   More ▶︎

Phil and Lori at Travers Saddle

A couple of American trampers I met back in 06. Soon after this crossing we got hit by a bit ...   More ▶︎
Nelson Lakes

Nelson Lakes

Travers-Sabine Circuit 2012   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 ▶︎
Rainbow Pass

Rainbow Pass

looking across the tarn, the climb to the top of the pass is steeper than it looks in this photo ...   More ▶︎
Rainbow Tarn

Rainbow Tarn

the tarn below Rainbow Pass, looking to Mt Travers - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Rainbow Pass from the south

Rainbow Pass from the south

Rainbow Pass: a steep, tricky pass with serious exposure. I took the green route shown ... the red may, or ...   More ▶︎
Travers Pass

Travers Pass

Looking down onto Travers Pass from Rainbow Pass. The main track is on the far side.   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 ▶︎
Waiau - Clarence Pass Lake Tennyson Circuit

Waiau - Clarence Pass Lake Tennyson Circuit

A challenging 4-5 day circuit in the St. James Conservation Area / Nelson Lakes National Park featuring two alpine pass ...   More ▶︎
Cupola Hut

Cupola Hut

Nelson Lakes National Park   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 ▶︎
Begley Hut

Begley Hut

An old NZ Forest Service hut up the Begley Valley. Fire doesn't draw well and door has to be left ...   More ▶︎
Begley Hut

Begley Hut

An old NZ Forest Service hut up the Begley Valley. Fire doesn't draw well and door has to be left ...   More ▶︎
West Sabine Hut

West Sabine Hut

an inside shot - Apr 2011   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 ▶︎
West Sabine Hut

West Sabine Hut

Located in the West Branch of the Sabine River, south of Lake Rotoroa.   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 ▶︎
West Sabine Hut

West Sabine Hut

April 2010 - small wood burner inside....but sufficient   More ▶︎
Hopeless Creek Hut

Hopeless Creek Hut

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

West Sabine River

West Sabine River, below West Sabine Hut, Nelson lakes   More ▶︎
West Sabine Bridge

West Sabine Bridge

Feb 2013 - Just upstream from the hut, the new bridge was a pleasant surprise as the DOC website didn't ...   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 ▶︎
Rainbow valley

Rainbow valley

Ascent towards the Rainbow Pass   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 ▶︎

Mount Misery Hut

Mount Misery hut   More ▶︎
Over the Sabine River

Over the Sabine River

First bridge after Sabine Hut, I think   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 ▶︎