Red Hut, Hopkins

Hopkins Valley
Hopkins Valley
Track 3 – 4 days. Easy/medium. Return via same track.
A very long, straightforward valley at the head of Lake Ohau.
Dasler Pinnacles
Dasler Pinnacles
Track 2 days. Medium/hard. Return via same track.
This trail leads from the flat valley floor steeply up to Dasler Biv and beyond the the Pinnacles themselves.

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.