Avalanche Peak

Mt Bealey - Lyell Peak - Avalanche Peak Traverse
Mt Bealey - Lyell Peak - Avalanche Peak Traverse
Track 1 day. Medium. Loop track.
A classic traverse from Mt Bealey to Avalanche Peak
Avalanche Peak-Crow River
Avalanche Peak-Crow River
Track 1 – 2 days. Medium. One way.
A route over Avalanche Peak dropping to the Crow River and exiting down the Waimakariri River.
Avalanche Peak
Avalanche Peak
Track Medium. Loop track.
A day trip near Arthur's Pass village to an altitude of 1833m.

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.