Pell Stream hut Dec 2008

Pell Stream
Pell Stream
Track 2 – 3 days. Medium. Loop track with a road section.
This highly recommended valley not far from the highway west of the Lewis pass, is accessible to most people with a bit of tramping experience and a lot of common sense. The full traverse of the cr...

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.