The Ball Pass Hike - Mount Cook National Park
The challenging but rewarding Ball Pass hike is a 3-day alpine crossing from the Mount Cook Range in the Tasman Valley to the Hooker Valley. Ball Pass is just to the south of the South Ridge of Mount Cook. The route allows close views of New Zealand's highest mountains and most spectacular alpine scenery.
Fitness: To enjoy this expedition you need to be fit! You will be hiking/climbing on steep, rugged untracked alpine terrain with snow slopes using ice axed and crampons.