Tag: 10 Stars

Carthew-Alderson {Waterton National Park}

Carthew-Alderson {Waterton National Park}

Carthew-Alderson Distance – 20.5 km Elevation – 824 meters gain, 1,187 loss Type of Hike – Shuttle hike Difficulty – Moderate Trailhead – Cameron Lake Logistics – Shuttle required The Carthew-Alderson hike is found in the hidden gem of Waterton National Park. The town of 

Black Tusk {Garibaldi Provincial Park}

Black Tusk {Garibaldi Provincial Park}

Black Tusk Distance – 25 km (26+ km if you tack on Garibaldi Lake) Elevation – 1598 meters (slightly less if you don’t go to Garibaldi Lake) Type of Hike – Out and back Difficulty – Difficult Trailhead – Rubble Creek parking lot Logistics – 

Cathedral Cove {Coromandel Peninsula}

Cathedral Cove {Coromandel Peninsula}

Cathedral Cove Distance –  3.2 km roundtrip from the start of the trail, 7.2 km roundtrip from the visitor parking in Hahei Elevation – 41 meters from the trailhead / 107 meters from the visitor parking Difficulty – Easy Trailhead – End of Grange Road 

Tongariro Alpine Crossing {Tongariro National Park}

Tongariro Alpine Crossing {Tongariro National Park}

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Distance – 19.4 km Elevation – 1190 meters Difficulty – Medium Logistics – Shuttle Required Trailhead Location -Mangatepopo Car Park Tongariro Alpine Crossing is touted as the best day hike in New Zealand. Whenever I read these sorts of things, my skepticism