Beech forest on the Mount Shrimpton Track
Image: DOC

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Introduction

A good, steep bush walk to the uplands of the McKerrow Range. Great views of the Makarora Valley below and the alps beyond.

6 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

5 hr return to bush edge Advanced: Tramping track

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

Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 443 7660
Email wanakavc@doc.govt.nz
Address 1 Ballantyne Road
Wanaka 9305
Hours See visitor centre hours
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