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Rough Creek tops, view east

Rough Creek Tops

Rough Creek Tops

2010 in the hanging basin at the head of Rough Creek   More ▶︎
Rough Creek track

Rough Creek track

Rough Creek track on one of the steeper parts   More ▶︎
Rough Creek Track

Rough Creek Track

The track leads up to Rough Creek Saddle from where there is a great view on Lake Christabel and the ...   More ▶︎
Lewis Pass National Reserve

Lewis Pass National Reserve

A small park occupying the forested valleys around Lewis Pass and bordering Lake Sumner and Victoria Forest Parks as well ...   More ▶︎
waterfall

waterfall

nice walk but some of the track missing at the moment due to slip   More ▶︎
Five Mile Creek Falls

Five Mile Creek Falls

Short track to precipitous 40m falls   More ▶︎
Camp above Rough Creek

Camp above Rough Creek

Superb camp site by a small tarn only 100m from the Rough Creek saddle on the way to Lake Christabel   More ▶︎
Mossy forest

Mossy forest

Mueller Tarn Track.   More ▶︎
Mueller Tarn Track

Mueller Tarn Track

A steep but easy climb to a pretty alpine tarn near Lewis Pass   More ▶︎
Lewis Tops from Mueller Tarn

Lewis Tops from Mueller Tarn

This is the view south across the valley.   More ▶︎
Mueller Tarn

Mueller Tarn

A snowy tarn just above the treeline near Maruia Springs.   More ▶︎
Brass Monkey Bivouac

Brass Monkey Bivouac

A basic 2 bunk bivvy on the Lewis Tops   More ▶︎
Brass Monkey Bivouac

Brass Monkey Bivouac

Brass Monkey Bivouac   More ▶︎
Tarns and Brass Monkey biv Dec 2011

Tarns and Brass Monkey biv Dec 2011

This pic shows a couple of the tarns near the biv. The biv, an ex NZFS one, is in a ...   More ▶︎
Snow hole lunch

Snow hole lunch

Taking refuge in a snow hole for lunch during a white out on the Lewis Tops, Lewis Pass.   More ▶︎
Lucretia

Lucretia

with cyclone Gita approaching (blowing from right to left and just able to stand against it), we were taking it ...   More ▶︎
Mt Technical

Mt Technical

south-west face, from the saddle SW of Lucretia - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Pell Stream

Pell Stream

This highly recommended valley not far from the highway west of the Lewis pass, is accessible to most people with ...   More ▶︎
Apprentice tarns

Apprentice tarns

our camp under the Apprentice - hoping for some shelter from the approaching cyclone Gita but it was a restless ...   More ▶︎
Lewis tops

Lewis tops

climbing up to the tops with Mt Technical (left) and the Apprentice (right) behind - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
The Sluice Box

The Sluice Box

A short walk from Marble Hill Camping Area.   More ▶︎
Sluice Box

Sluice Box

A narrow slot cut into marble by the Maruia River on the Lake Daniell Track   More ▶︎
Lake Daniells

Lake Daniells

Overnight walk to Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut   More ▶︎
Alfred 4wd track

Alfred 4wd track

and the signpost to Pell Stream   More ▶︎
Lake Christabel Hut

Lake Christabel Hut

Lake Christabel hut   More ▶︎
The Maruia Valley from the Lewis Tops

The Maruia Valley from the Lewis Tops

Springs Junction and Mount Haast in the distance   More ▶︎

Lake Daniels to Lake Rotoroa

Route tracing of Alternate route from the Lewis Pass to St Arnaud   More ▶︎
Head of Lake Christabel August 2010

Head of Lake Christabel August 2010

Lake Christabel is a large boomerang shaped lake approx 3km long. The lake was caused centuries ago by a slip ...   More ▶︎
Lake Christabel hut August 2010

Lake Christabel hut August 2010

A tidy hut situated on the TL bank of the Blue Grey River about 20 minutes above Lake Christabel near ...   More ▶︎
Lake Christabel

Lake Christabel

Lake Christabel from western end   More ▶︎
Lake Christabel Hut

Lake Christabel Hut

A tidy hut situated on the TL bank of the Blue Grey River about 20 minutes above Lake Christabel near ...   More ▶︎
Lake Christabel hut

Lake Christabel hut

Lake Christabel hut   More ▶︎
Robinson Saddle

Robinson Saddle

Forest and tops walk in Victoria Forest Park, visiting Lake Christabel.   More ▶︎
Mount Technical

Mount Technical

Morning on the Lewis Tops   More ▶︎
Sunset

Sunset

Lewis Tops   More ▶︎
Blackadder's hut

Blackadder's hut

This hut is located on Frazers Flat on the TR of Pell Stream about 400m above the confluence with the ...   More ▶︎
Location map in Blackadder's hut

Location map in Blackadder's hut

I snapped this pic of the map on the wall of Blackadder's hut. I note that the location has been described ...   More ▶︎
Blackadder's hut

Blackadder's hut

This hut is located on Frazers Flat on the TR of Pell Stream about 400m above the confluence with the ...   More ▶︎
Pell Stream

Pell Stream

open travel just above the second gorge section (going up)   More ▶︎
Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Lake Sumner Conservation Park

Lakes and forested hills in this sprawling park provide good tramping, and contrast with the rugged alpine environment of Arthur's ...   More ▶︎
Lucretia Hut

Lucretia Hut

Lucretia Hut   More ▶︎
Lucretia Hut Route

Lucretia Hut Route

Lucretia biv via Nina Valley   More ▶︎
Mount Technical

Mount Technical

From the Lewis Tops   More ▶︎
Tarn, Lewis Tops

Tarn, Lewis Tops

Lewis Valley and Libretto Range beyond.   More ▶︎
Lewis tops

Lewis tops

Panorama (click to see the whole pic) from near SH1535, looking along the tops to the descent to Lewis Pass. The ...   More ▶︎
Lucretia Hut

Lucretia Hut

Very basic 2 bunk hut with open fire in the head of Lucretia Stream, Lewis Pass area   More ▶︎
Lucretia biv

Lucretia biv

inside the biv - basic but welcome in bad weather - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Lucretia biv

Lucretia biv

a good lunch stop on the route to the tops - Feb 2018   More ▶︎
Pell Stream Hut

Pell Stream Hut

Small hut at the end of the Pell Stream Track.   More ▶︎
Pell Stream hut August 2011

Pell Stream hut August 2011

Neil B & I recently visited this hut. There have been some track improvements since I was last there. Hut ...   More ▶︎
Pell Stream hut Dec 2008

Pell Stream hut Dec 2008

We visited this hut as a day trip from the Marble Hill camping area. It seemed a good comfortable hut with ...   More ▶︎
Lewis Tops

Lewis Tops

A short climb onto the tops at Lewis Pass, providing panoramic views of the area. With camping on the valley ...   More ▶︎
lewis pass tops - winter

lewis pass tops - winter

Near where we camped. June 2010   More ▶︎
Manson Nicholls Memorial Hut

Manson Nicholls Memorial Hut

This hut is very popular with beginning trampers, families, and school groups. The hut is a decent size with ample ...   More ▶︎
Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut

Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut

Lakeside hut with tranquil views and only interrupted by other trampers - this place is popular.   More ▶︎
Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut

Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut

Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut at Lake Daniells - tidy hut with 20 bunks. Photo by Andrea   More ▶︎
Mount Haast

Mount Haast

A striking profile from the road into Springs Junction.   More ▶︎
Lake Daniells

Lake Daniells

Lake Daniells is a tranquil, shallow lake west of Lewis Pass. The walk in is along easy, well-maintained tracks through ...   More ▶︎
Dawn

Dawn

Lake Daniell.   More ▶︎
Lake Daniells from hut

Lake Daniells from hut

Lake Daniells and jetty from Manson-Nicholls Memorial Hut. Photo taken by Andrea   More ▶︎
Morning @ Lake Daniells

Morning @ Lake Daniells

Morning @ Lake Daniells view from the hut   More ▶︎
Morning @ Lake Daniells

Morning @ Lake Daniells

Morning @ Lake Daniells from jetty   More ▶︎
Thompsons Flat Hut

Thompsons Flat Hut

A great hut to escape to, an hour or so beyond Lake Daniells and away from the crowds, sleeps 4 ...   More ▶︎
Lake Daniells

Lake Daniells

10-15 minutes walk from the start of the track.   More ▶︎
Mist in the beech forest

Mist in the beech forest

Lewis Tops Track   More ▶︎
Nina Hut Views

Nina Hut Views

Windows in the new Nina Hut are well set up for admiring the views.   More ▶︎
Snow at Nina Hut

Snow at Nina Hut

Fresh snowfall, 10 October 2009.   More ▶︎
Lewis Tops from from Nina Hut

Lewis Tops from from Nina Hut

The view north from Nina Hut, March 2007   More ▶︎
Nina Hut at Night

Nina Hut at Night

This hut is situated in a superb location, with wide views up all the valleys around it. A good move, ...   More ▶︎
Nina Hut

Nina Hut

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 ▶︎

Lewis Pass Lookout

A loop track at Lewis Pass leading to a good view of the Cannibal Gorge.   More ▶︎
Upper Nina Biv

Upper Nina Biv

Small hut on the Nina River. Two canvas bunks.   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 ▶︎