Introduction

This track leads to Lake Christabel.

Track overview

Walking and tramping

5 hr 30 min - 6 hr Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

The track leads up to the bushline, from where snowpoles mark the way through open tussock tops over the Rough Creek Saddle. The poles meet the track down the upper right hand branch of the Blue Grey River above Lake Christabel.

Lake Christabel can also be accessed from the west - see Lake Christabel tracks.

Getting there

Access the track from Speargrass Flat, 10 km west of Lewis Pass on SH7.

Know before you go

Weather conditions can change rapidly, particularly on the tops. Rain can quickly make even small streams treachorous to cross.

Contacts

Reefton Visitor Centre i-SITE Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 732 8391
Email:   reefton@i-site.org
Address:   67–69 Broadway
Reefton
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Māwhera / Greymouth Office
Phone:   +64 3 768 0427
Email:   greymouth@doc.govt.nz
Address:   17 High Street
Greymouth 7805
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