Mt Peel and Balloon Hut

Kahurangi National Park


Grade: Medium

Event Status: Programme

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From Friday 24 March 2023
To Sunday 26 March 2023

Cost: $26


Trip Leader:
Debbie Hogan

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Phone: 035530427 or +642119
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This is a repeat of the sucessful trip Bruce did in 2022.

Depart Nelson Friday evening, stay in Trilobite Hut for an early morning start.

Set off Saturday morning towards Lake Peel, branch off the Peel Lake track to pick up the trail around the north side of Lake Peel. Will require some scrambling here, but is not too bad. Join the main ridge to Mt Peel, which is about 500 m easy travel to the summit. Explore the ridge a bit, returning on the south side of Peel Lake and pick up the track to Balloon Hut.

Sunday morning return on the Peel Lake track back to the cars. Swim in Peel Lake is optional.

Remember to bring your hut pass or buy hut tickets before you go:

Trilobite Hut: 1 standard hut (blue ticket) : $5

Balloon hut: 1 serviced hut (green ticket): $15

 We may need to bring tents/mattresses, depending on how big our group gets.

Map Series: BP24


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Number Registered: 10 , Trip Capacity: 12, Waiting List Space: 2