Tracks

Hunts Creek Hut

Harman Pass - Taipo River - Kelly Saddle
Harman Pass - Taipo River - Kelly Saddle
Track 3 – 5 days. Medium/hard. One way.
A long journey through the west of Arthur's Pass National Park.
Hunts Creek Track
Hunts Creek Track
Track 2 days. Medium. Return via same track.
Rough travel to a small, tidy hut. Better walked as part of a circuit.
Kelly Range - Hunts Saddle Circuit
Kelly Range - Hunts Saddle Circuit
Track 2 – 3 days. Medium/hard. Return by the same track.
A challenging circuit route traversing the Kelly Range and returning along Kelly's Creek. The direction described is the easiest option.

Track grades

Easy
Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Easy-medium
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Medium
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Medium-hard
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Hard
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.