tongariro crossing

New Zealand

This is a wonderfully atmospheric walk over the top of the still active volcano of mount tongariro.

Lookouts
Scrambling or Climbing
1886m
Maximum Elevation

Getting there

you need your own car or to have arranged a drop off/piick up tour bus

Maps

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Route/Trail notes

I actually only got to do the first half of the walk, as bad weather that was forecast, but did not eventuate, led to cancellation of the bus I had arranged. This first half was great, if involviing lots of climbing. walking across the sulphurous, steaming surface ofthe mountain was very eerie. I think it was Mt Doom in the Lord of the rings movies.

Permits/Costs

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Other References

this site has most of the info you need to do this walk:

http://www.tongarirocrossing.org.nz/the-track/tongariro-crossing/national-park/the-track

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