Kōrero: Mountaineering

Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

The centre of mountaineering in New Zealand is the alpine region of the South Island. The main focus remains Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park where the mountains are highest and the challenges great. This climber is ascending Clarke Saddle between Mt Dampier and Mt Tasman.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - The New Zealand scene', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10475/aorakimt-cook-national-park (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by John Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 2 Feb 2017