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Worsley Biv

NZFS track to Worsley Pass and deer trail route in Poulter Gorge

NZFS track to Worsley Pass and deer trail route in Poulter Gorge

They were bitchin' in the hut book about this track in 1988. No work done on it for a long ...   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 ▶︎
The Recutting of the NZFS track to Worsley Pass

The Recutting of the NZFS track to Worsley Pass

How we searched for, found, recut and marked this ancient track that had been lost for 25 years.   More ▶︎
Back down the Poulter from Worsley Pass

Back down the Poulter from Worsley Pass

Back down the Poulter from Worsley Pass   More ▶︎
Herbfields above Worsley Pass

Herbfields above Worsley Pass

Herbfields above Worsley Pass   More ▶︎
Poulter Hut

Poulter Hut

At the confluence of Poulter River and Minchin Stream, Arthurs Pass NP   More ▶︎
Poulter Hut

Poulter Hut

Fairly new hut with 8 mattresses on 2 levels of Maori bunks. On flats by the Poulter River at the ...   More ▶︎

Penny Pass

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

Trudge Col

A day trip to an iconic spot in Arthurs Pass.   More ▶︎
trudge col

trudge col

trudge col as seen from hawdon hut. left of rough peak, hawdon valley, arthurs pass national park.   More ▶︎
Poulter Bivvy

Poulter Bivvy

A new 2 bunk D.O.C. bivvy located in the headwaters of the Poulter River. It has two sleeping platforms with ...   More ▶︎

Trust/Poulter Hut

Hut on the Poulter River opposite Thompson Stream.   More ▶︎
route from Otehake Track to Big Tops Hut via Koropuku Gorge

route from Otehake Track to Big Tops Hut via Koropuku Gorge

Untracked mission only able to be done when rivers at low flows (usually from December to April).   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Bivouac

East Hawdon Bivouac

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

East Hawdon Stream

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

East Hawdon Biv

The shiny new two-bunk hut in the frosty East Hawdon Valley.   More ▶︎
route from Otehake Track to Big Tops Hut via Koropuku Gorge

route from Otehake Track to Big Tops Hut via Koropuku Gorge

Untracked mission involving 1)crossing of Otehake River. Only able to be done at low flows. @) travel up Koropuku Gorge ...   More ▶︎
Mural gracing Koropuku hut

Mural gracing Koropuku hut

I snapped this to show my partner how cultured the inhabitants of back country huts can be. It is topical ...   More ▶︎
Koropuku Hut

Koropuku Hut

Cult Hut! A NZFS 4 bunk beauty with silken wooden floors, no fireplace, tasteful furnishings and domestic accoutrements including the ...   More ▶︎
Koropuku

Koropuku

Hut in 2004   More ▶︎
Otehake Hut

Otehake Hut

Otehake Hut. NZFS six bunker with porch. Built 1962/63.   More ▶︎
Otehake hut

Otehake hut

Otehake hut is an NZFS six bunker that was built in 1963. It is the "stretched style" with a porch ...   More ▶︎
Otehake Hut

Otehake Hut

6 bunk NZFS style hut in the Otehake Valley, near the confluence of East & West Otehake Rivers, altitude 640m   More ▶︎
Minchin Bivvy Feb 2016

Minchin Bivvy Feb 2016

The photo is of Minchin Biv & is taken looking down Minchin Stream. It was built by the NZFS (New ...   More ▶︎
Otehake NZFS track up to Big Tops and down to Koropuku Hut

Otehake NZFS track up to Big Tops and down to Koropuku Hut

Attractive old track from Otehake swingbridge to open tops. Recent extensions cut from gully to bypass waterfalls.   More ▶︎
Taramakau in the evening from Big Tops

Taramakau in the evening from Big Tops

then the rain came and washed it all away...and yet keeping low doesn't make no sense so little Eiffel stands ...   More ▶︎
Walker Pass Tarn

Walker Pass Tarn

October 08, Tarn on Walker Pass looking back towards the Hawdon Valley   More ▶︎
Edwards River-Hawdon River

Edwards River-Hawdon River

See Hawdon River.   More ▶︎
Hawdon Hut

Hawdon Hut

New Hawdon Hut   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 ▶︎
Caterpillar on bog pine

Caterpillar on bog pine

This Dasyuris callicrena caterpillar is brilliantly disguised and almost invisible. It is directly in the centre of this picture. Dracophyllum ...   More ▶︎
'20 minutes' rock, Big Tops

'20 minutes' rock, Big Tops

'Lost track of my past/ On deception pass/ Dont know where im going/ Can't recall where ive been' Deception Pass (Mudhoney)   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 ▶︎
Casey Hut

Casey Hut

A comfortable but prosaic hut in the Poulter Valley, Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Casey Hut [DESTROYED]

Casey Hut [DESTROYED]

This hut burned down around 3 October 2015. Visitors to the area should carry a tent. The Trust / Poulter ...   More ▶︎

View from Casey Hut

Otehake Hot Springs

Otehake Hot Springs

Otehake hot springs. October 25th 2009.   More ▶︎
Townsend Hut

Townsend Hut

Early morning, heading for Lake Minchin to meet the 'Chuzzman' aka 'chuzz'.   More ▶︎
Peak a chamois - Townsend Tops

Peak a chamois - Townsend Tops

Occasionally when walking between Townsend hut and Minchin pass you may play peak a boo with the wildlife.   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Stream

East Hawdon Stream

Following the riverbed.   More ▶︎
Townsend hut

Townsend hut

Townsend hut which is perched high above the TL of the Taramakau River in the scrub - tussock transition zone ...   More ▶︎
Townsend hut March 2009

Townsend hut March 2009

Townsend hut which is perched high above the TL of the Taramakau River in the scrub - tussock transition zone ...   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 ▶︎
Edwards River-Otehake River

Edwards River-Otehake River

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

Otehake Hot Springs

A popular weekend route to good hot pools.   More ▶︎
Ascent to Taruahuna Pass

Ascent to Taruahuna Pass

Ascent to Taruahuna Pass from Otehake   More ▶︎
Descent Route from NW Tributary of Discovery Stream

Descent Route from NW Tributary of Discovery Stream

This avoids waterfalls   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 ▶︎
Approaching Casey Saddle

Approaching Casey Saddle

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

Carmichaelia monroi

A tiny dwarf broom growing north of Hallelujah Flat, Andrews Track, Arthur's Pass National Park.   More ▶︎
Grand Traverse of Mt Pfeifer

Grand Traverse of Mt Pfeifer

Traverse from Kaurapataka Saddle, over summit to Waharoa Saddle.   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 ▶︎
Hawdon River

Hawdon River

Easy travel up a wide river valley.   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎