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  • Backpack to Lake Mavis

    DAY 1Greyneys Shelter (SH73) – Goat Pass - 5h / 9km (5.6mi) / +400m (1300ft) The route starts here, near Greyneys Shelter on SH73, 5 km (3.1mi) south of Arthur’s Pass Village. You will need to cross Bealey River after it meets the Mingha River, b...

    16.8 miles 3937 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike to Boundary Creek Hut

    The track to Boundary Creek Hut follows an old 4WD track for about 9 km () with minimal height gain on the way in. Not long into the ride, you will pass another 4WD track with marker poles – this heads to the Garden of Eden (not the glacier one), ...

  • Mountain Bike the Heaphy Track

    The following are recommended rides along this track.Browns Hut to Perry Saddle: 3-4 hrs, 17.5 km (10.8 miles)This ride is mostly a steady uphill through beech forest. The Aorere Shelter is about halfway, and there is also a short detour to check ...

    58 miles

  • Hike Lewis Tops

    The Lewis Tops offer outstanding panoramas of the surrounding peaks, with the Apprentice and Mount Technical along the ridge, the Libretto, Opera, Spenser, and Freyberg ranges all nearby, and with precipitous views down to the Maruia and Lewis riv...

  • Hike to Castle Hill Peak

    From the lay-by at the top of Porters Pass, follow an unmarked but well-worn trail up through low scrub and tussock and across gravel screes towards Foggy Peak (1741m). Large cairns mark the way in places.Time: 1 - 2 hr (2km, +800m)Beyond Foggy Pe...

  • winter climb of Castle hill Peak

    From the lay-by at the top of Porters Pass, follow anunmarked but well-worn trail up through low scrub andtussock and across gravel screes towards Foggy Peak.Large cairns mark the way in places. (1–2 hours one way)Beyond Foggy Peak follow the broa...

  • Night in Mueller hut, Mt Cook national park

    Village to Sealy TarnsTime: 2 hrStart on the Kea Point Track either outside the Aoraki/ Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre or at White Horse Hill car park, at the end of the Hooker Valley Road. Follow the Kea Point Track to the Sealy Tarns tu...