Trampers on Speargrass Track
Image: Ruth McKie | Creative Commons

Introduction

This route is often used to exit Rotomaninitua/Lake Angelus in bad weather. There are unbridged stream crossings, and muddy sections.

11.2 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. 

Dog access

No dogs

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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