First visit to Angelus hut in Nelson Lake National Park this year. Doing the trip with daughter Tariga for her first time and we got sub optimal weather. We aim to go to Speargrass hut for the first night and then up Speargrass to Angelus Hut for the second night. Final day is to be a walk out along Robert Ridge. Depending on the weather.
Left Nelson and drove to the Robert Ridge car park and headed off in ok weather for Speargrass hut. Meet two people coming out and they told us there where about ten people in the hut. Got us thinking of options as its a twelve bunker and by the time we got there it may have been full. We decided sleeping on the floor was ok. Tariga on the boardwalk thru the trees.
|Tagz on a walkway|
|Tagz on the old green sign|
I slept until most people had left as the walk for Tuesday is three to five hours depending on fitness, weather, and the snow.
|Just thru the forest at the start|
|Tariga on edge of bush|
The clear blue sky that was forecast Sunday night was somewhere else.
1243 Left Robert Ridge car park.
1529 At Speargrass Hut.
1155 Left Speargrass Hut
1230 Out of the bush and into the open valley.
1340 Into the snow, a few clear bits, easy walking stuff, not need crampons.
Map of the Trip
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