Temple Basin - Page Shelter

TRACK GRADE: Tramping Track & Unmarked Route

WALKING TIME: 6 hours return

FEATURES: Outstanding views, alpine basins, day shelter

ROUTE GUIDE: Arthur's Pass Walks Brochure (PDF 3.7Mb)

LOCATION:Starts at the Temple Basin Carpark, at the top of the Pass, 5km West of Arthur's Pass Village.

DESCRIPTION: The track starts at the Temple Basin Skifield carpark, 5km West from Arthur's Pass Village, at the summit.

It starts as a 4 wheel-drive track then continues up the hill as a tramping track for 1½ hours to the Ski Club huts.

From here it becomes an unmarked route to Downhill basin and Page Shelter. On clear days there are outstanding views of the surrounding peaks and in summer the basins offer wonderful displays of mountain flowers.

Return exactly the same way!

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