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Sat 18 - Mon 20 Nov 2023

Posted by Luke S on Tue, 8 Aug 2023
Leaders: Luke S
Standard: Advanced
Meeting: No meeting

The Routeburn track is a hike that is on most hiker's bucket lists. Join some OXO's in New Zealand and enjoy the soaring mountain peaks, huge valleys, waterfalls and jewel-like lakes!

Hike details and Itinerary: The hike is 33km and 1,485m elevation. 

Sat 18/11 - Day 1, Routeburn Shelter to Routeburn Flats, 7.5km (2.5hours)

Arrive in Queenstown (late morning), organise bus transport to trailhead. Camp at routeburn flats campsite. 

Sun 19/11 - Day 2, Routeburn Flats to Lake Mckenzie Falls, 13.5km (5.5-7hours)

Brunch at Routeburn Falls

Mon 20/11 - Day 3, Lake Mckenzie Falls to the Divide, 12km (4-5hours)

Organise bus transport back to Queenstown late morning. 

Costs: Approx $620 per person. Flights ($450), Campsite ($62), Bus transport ($110).

Trip Difficulty: Advanced (This has been upgraded to an advanced trip based on Avalanche risk as per NZ avalanche advisory). This is considered to be a challenging walk.  To come on this trip, you need to have sufficient overnight hiking experience (at least two overnight hikes under the belt). If you're not sure, feel free to email.



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