Boyle Flats Hut

Te Araroa Trail
Te Araroa Trail
Track 95 days. Medium. One way.
Te Araroa is a walking trail running the entire length of the North and South Islands. The trail opened 3 December 2011.
St James Walkway
St James Walkway
Track 5 days. Easy/medium. One way.
A long and easy walk on St James Station near Lewis Pass. Beech forest, mountain scenery, farmland, wild horses, mud.
Cannibal Gorge, Ada Pass
Cannibal Gorge, Ada Pass
Track 2 days. Easy. Return via same track.
An easy overnighter through the pretty bush of Cannibal Gorge and on to the alpine views of Ada Pass.
Boyle Village - Mt Faust - Boyle Hut
Boyle Village - Mt Faust - Boyle Hut
Track 1 day. Medium. One way.
A great trip over the top of Mt Faust and down a spur to Boyle Hut on the St James Walkway. Makes a great weekend trip.

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
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.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.