Robert Ridge
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Introduction

The most popular route to Angelus Hut in fine weather.

12.2 km one way

Walking and tramping

6 hr 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.

Check conditions in the 'Know Before You Go' section below before you travel. 

Video

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.

Contacts

Rotoiti/Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 521 1806
Email nelsonlakesvc@doc.govt.nz
Address View Road
St Arnaud 7072
Hours Visitor centre hours and services
Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 546 9339
Email nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Hours Visitor centre hours and services
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