Alpine, Snow and Glacier Trekking
Alpine trekking trips allow ambitious trekkers to explore above the bushline amongst the glaciers of Mount Aspiring National Park. More challenging Multi-day day journeys visit remote wilderness areas requiring good fitness, technical skills, and equipment.
Isobel Glacier Heli-hike
A glacier trek is the ultimate heli-hiking experience. Check out crevasses and icefalls as you and your guide explore the remote glaciers of Mount Aspiring National Park. Learn how to move through alpine terrain using snowshoes or crampons. Savour the views of high alpine peaks and green valleys.
Brewster Glacier Trek
The most easily accessible glacier in Mount Aspiring National Park, the Brewster Glacier offers an introductory glacier multi-day trekking expedition with opportunities to camp at alpine lakes and explore the ice features of the glacier. The steep trip up from the Haast highway travels through beech forest and alpine scrub.
Glacier Camp and Plateau Hut Overnight Heli-hike
Spend the night on the remote glaciers of Mount Aspiring or the Aoraki / Mount Cook National Parks. Staying overnight in the glacier camp or alpine hut gives you the opportunity to witness the mountain panoramas throughout the evening light, sunset, and sunrise. These locations provide amazing star gazing opportunities and maybe even experience the Southern Lights / Aurora Australis.
Aspiring Glacier Trek
A multi-day glacier trekking expedition exploring glaciers, passes, and valleys of Mount Aspiring National Park. Visit high alpine climbers’ huts and journey through the elevation zones showing the diversity of the region including glacier, sub-alpine scrub, and beech forest.
Adelaide Cirque Trek
A challenging off-the-beaten track journey through the rugged Darran mountains of Fiordland National Park. Starting in the lower Hollyford valley and taking in Moraine Creek, Lake Adelaide, the infamous Gifford’s Crack, Adelaide Saddle, and Barrier Knob to Gertrude Saddle.
Lake Hope Trek
A seldom traveled route along the tops of the Hector Mountains south from the Remarkables Ski Field. Camping at alpine tarns or at the lake itself and options to scramble over a number of named (and unnamed) peaks along the way including Mt Tuwakaroria (2307m).