Angelus Hut in winter
Image: DOC

Introduction

Angelus Hut at 1,650 metres, sits on the shores of Lake Angelus surrounded by spectacular mountain views. From May to October in most years, the lake is frozen, snow blankets all four routes, and you may have to dig your way to the hut.

Walking and tramping

2-3 days Advanced: Tramping track
Expert: Route

Seasonal restrictions

May to October:

  • Additional hazards on all routes to Angelus Hut including snow, ice, avalanche risk and sub-zero temperatures.
  • Hut facilities reduced – water and firewood may not be available at the hut.

Bookings are required for Angelus Hut all year round. 

Dog access

No dogs

Video

Contacts

Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 521 1806
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonlakesvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Postal Address:   PO Box 55
St Arnaud 7053
Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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