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We started hiking up Sealy Tarns during a rain shower, knowing we were gambling with fate. Well it planned out. We finished the hike in 4 hours, including about 30 minutes at the top and 30 minutes watching Kea interact right beside us on the...More
The best views of the mountain-side glacier is from the end of Sealy Tarns Track. 2000 stairs mate sound like a lot but we did this after 11 miles of hiking earlier and the day and it felt fine. We took our time, stopped a...More
Did this as part of the mueller hut track. Was it worth the hike up? Yes! But be prepared as this can be physically demanding for some!
Not the best route to view mount cook but a way to get higher up for a day...More
A beautiful location, perfect for both sunset and sunrise. But your knees won't thank you. With over 2000 stairs it's hard to get up and double hard to go down. I didn't go higher to the Hut but it's still beautiful there and has some...More
It's a great walk to get your heart pumping. And the views as you go up the mountain are nothing less than Kiwi Spectacularity. During winter you may not be able to go up very far due to icy conditions so best to do this...More
We did it lunch time, after a cool, fabulous, early morning hike on Hooker valley.
Both tracks have the same starting point and offer stunning views. But unlike the Hooker valley, Sealy Tarns track is literally, a vertical stairway with many switchbacks, hanging on one...More
I had a morning free so I decided another trek. 90 minutes carpark to Sealy Tarns. 90 Minutes further on Mueller track before turning around. 1 hr return. Ha I found it easy going down, now all I need is to find a way to...More
A strenuous 1,800 step ascent to a scenic overlook of Mt Cook, Tasman Lake, and the valley below. Well worth the climb. Very windy at the top; bring gloves and a rain jacket. Do not attempt in bad weather.