Lake Mavis

Lake Mavis
Lake Mavis
Track 2 days. Medium. Return via same track.
A side trip off the popular Mingha-Deception route in Arthur's Pass.
Mingha River-Deception River
Mingha River-Deception River
Track 2 days. Medium. One way.
Goat Pass Track. Alpine track over a pass between two river valleys.

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.