Travers - Sabine Circuit - Nelson Lakes National Park - 13 - 21 Jan 2010

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Party - Albert Chetcuti, Dave Noble

Day 1 - Lake Rotioti to John Tait Hut
Day 2 - John Tait Hut to Upper Travers Hut (including a side trip to Mt Travers)
Day 3 - Upper Travers Hut to West Sabine Hut via Travers Saddle
Day 4 - West Sabine Hut to Blue Lake
Day 5 - Spent at Blue Lake
Day 6 - Blue Lake to Sabine Hut via the Sabine River
Day 7 - Sabine Hut to Speargrass Hut
Day 8 - Side trip - Speargrass Hut to Lake Angelus and return
Day 9 - Speargrass Hut to Mt Robert Carpark (via Speargrass Creek) and then to St Arnaud

Other Links -

My earlier trips to Nelson Lakes -

January 1998 - The Travers - Sabine Circuit
January 2004 - The Travers Sabine Circuit

DOC Page on the Travers - Sabine

Transport to Nelson Lakes -

Nelson Lakes Shuttles (we used this service to get back to Nelson)
The Heaphy Bus (we used this service to get to St Arnaud as the other company was booked out in the morning on the day we wanted)

Accomodation at St Arnaud -

Travers - Sabine Lodge (close to the General Store, this was a nice place - with lots of nice photos of the mountains of Nelson Lakes and maps on the walls)

Water Taxi -

Lake Rotioti Water Taxi (we used this service to travel up Lake Rotioti)

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