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Blue Lake

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Itinerary

Some thoughts around a tramp. View all maps

Day 0

Day 1

Day 2

  • afternoon trip to Lake Constance (2 - 3 hours return, 1190 to 1470 to 1340m) / Waiau Pass (6 - 7 hours return, 1870m)

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

  • drive to Picton (1¾ hours)
  • afternoon ferry to Wellington (3 hours)

Costs

Ferry $430 return for van and 2 pax, accommodation 2 nights $100 per night, water taxi $135 each way

References

Tramping in the South Island: Nelson Lakes to Arthur's Pass; by Sven Brabyn; 1997 Map BS24 Mt Robert NZTramper Sabine Valley - Blue Lake - D'Urville Valley (2005), Blue Lake (2006) DoC Nelson Lakes National Park, Lewis Pass - Waiau Pass - Blue Lake route

  • PLB
  • GPS
  • Mountain Radio
  • Ice Axe
  • Bivvy bag
  • Snow foam
  • 4pt and 2pt billy
  • primus
  • 1 litre fuel

Page last modified on 2010 Sep 25 08:34

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