Rating in New Zealand
$ 997

Ball Pass Alpine Crossing

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 997
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Lake Tekapo, Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, Tasman
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 997
Duration: 3 days
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Be challenged by this awesome trekking adventure that takes you above Tasman Glacier (New Zealand's longest glacier) to the crest of Ball Pass. Descend 1000m into upper reaches of the famous Hooker Valley. Then trek along moraine terraces through lush vegetation. Stay in a warm, comfortable alpine hut surrounded by a spectacular panorama of New Zealand's highest peaks. Learn basic alpine skills from qualified mountain guides. Relish the challenges and stunning beauty of this three-day alpine hike crossing the Mount Cook Range.

 

Highlights 

»  Be challenged!
»  Panoramic views of the Aoraki/Mt Cook, Mt Tasman and Lake Pukaki
»  Learn basic mountaineering techniques
»  Accommodation in a comfortable alpine hut

To get in-depth information about the Ball Pass read this interesting blog by Anthony Benson.

 


Start/Finish: Tekapo return
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Hiking New Zealand
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