Trails: Lake Angelus and Angelus Hut – Robert Ridge Track or Robert Ridge Route – Junction of Robert Ridge Track and Cascade Track – Junction of Robert Ridge Route and Speargrass Creek Route – Junction of Robert Ridge Track and Paddys Track and Pinchgut Track – Pinchgut Track – Mt Robert carpark – Drove to Nelson Airport – Flew back to Auckland – Dinner with large green veges! (Thanks my wife Ping!)
Last day of seven days Travers – Sabine Circuit plus Blue Lake in Nelson Lakes National Park.
Note: Experienced trampers only! Not recommended in bad weather!
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Max elevation: 1790 m
Total climbing: 535 m
Total time: 04:01:11
Total flat distance: 11.6 km, Climbing distance: 2.6 km, Descent distance: 7 km, Flat distance: 2.3 km, Maximum difference: 892 m, Final balance: -732 m
Difficulty Rating: 3.13 – M or M+ if from Mt Robert carpark to Angelus Hut (carrying a 20kg pack)
The “Total Time” is my time in January which includes tea times and breaks. That day was fine. The track was good. Some sections are rocky. If you slow down to average 2.5 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 5 h 45 min.
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