Category Archives: Nelson Lakes National park

A night out on the Travers River

Angelus Hut 2001 I have spent the night at Angelus Hut, nestled next to the alpine Angelus Lake.  My requirement for the day is to get off the tops in marginal weather to one of the valley huts.  As the weather closes in the prospect of heading out via the exposed ridges to the north…
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Travers – Sabine Circuit

We've arrive at St Arnaud, having come off the route through the Richmond Range.  The forecast is for heavy rain from tomorrow.  Crossing the Waiau Pass would be risky.  The Travers-Sabine is possible in most weather conditions so it seems like a sensible alternative.  At the DOC centre Bill buys a 6 month pass and I opt for paying for…
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