Aoraki Way

Aoraki Way

This walkway is found along the Hooker Valley track in the Mt.Cook National Park. While we were on the track, an avalanche took out a tight part of the walk (as it bends around a sheer cliff face), making the route back impassable. Those of us still on the track had to be airlifted out. [...]

Hooker Valley Grasslands

Mount Sefton

The Hooker Valley walk begins from a carpark a short distance from the remote Mount Cook Village. Travelling over a large swing bridge and then along a path cut into the cliff-side no wider than a footpath above a roaring river. You eventually cross another bridge and emerge into the grasslands of the Hooker Valley, [...]