Carrington Hut

Barker Hut
Barker Hut
Track 2 – 3 days. Medium. Return by the same track.
Surrounded by glaciers at the head of the White River, this is the highest hut in Arthur's Pass National Park.
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.

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.