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Cinematic cirque  

A tramper stands on an iceberg in Crucible Lake, Mt Aspiring National Park. Photo: Ray Salisbury
Time
6-7hr from Siberia Hut
Grade
Moderate
Access
From the new Siberia Hut on the Gillespie Pass circuit. Siberia Valley is visited often by day-walkers who fly in, walk down to the Wilkin River, and jet boat out to Makarora
Map
BZ12
Crucible Lake, Mt Aspiring National Park Cluttered full of icebergs, the perfect chalice of Crucible Lake conjures up a sudden hailstorm which chills us to the bone. Above, the brazen,...

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