Lake Alta Track

Track category

Tramping track

Time:  

1.5 hr return

Description

Aerial view of Lake Alta.
Aerial view of Lake Alta

A steady climb to a picturesque glacial lake. It begins on the road behind the base building and crosses the Rastus Burn. The track climbs just over the burn, by the Sugarbowl Chairlift. Cairns and flagstones mark the way through alpine wetlands, up to the cirque beyond the top of the Alta Chairlift.

This is an interpreted walk.

Getting there

Start/Finish: Remarkables Ski Field buildings

 

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Safety

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

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Contacts

Whakatipu-wai-Māori / Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 442 7935
Address:   50 Stanley Street
Queenstown
9300
Email:   queenstownvc@doc.govt.nz
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