Alpine Tramping on New Zealand's Routeburn Track

© NZ Mountain Safety Council

The Routeburn Track is a popular 33km tramp (hike) over the main divide, which takes approximately three days to complete. The alpine section of this ‘Great Walk’ will take the entirety of your second day and runs for approximately 10km. In this video the NZ Mountain Safety Council intorduce the track and offer some useful advice on a route that's often billed as New Zealand's ultimate alpine tramping adventure (we're sure there are others, but you get the drift...).