Trails: Mt Robert carpark – Paddys Track or Paddy’s Track – Lakeside Track – Whisky Falls – Lakeside Track – Coldwater Hut (standard 12 bunks with lots sandflies!)
Day one of seven days Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park. (Auckland depart 8:25 am 29th Dec. 2014 to Nelson arrive 9:50 am then picked up car and drove to Mt Robert carpark )
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Max elevation: 886 m
Min elevation: 609 m
Total climbing: 242 m
Total descent: -510 m
Average speed: 4.58 km/h
Total time: 02:38:20
Total flat distance: 9.5 km, Climbing distance: 2.6 km, Descent distance: 4.3 km, Flat distance: 2.6 km, Maximum difference: 277 m, Final balance: -268 m
Difficulty Rating: 1.62 – E (carrying a 20kg pack)
The “Total Time” is my time in December which includes a break at Whisky Falls. That day was cloudy then rained. The track was good. If you slow down to average 3 km/h plus 30 min stop then the total time will be around 3 h 45 min.
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