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Mt Bealey, Arthur’s Pass National Park

The view of the ridge to Avalanche Peak from Mt Bealey. Photo: George Moran
Area
Arthur's Pass National Park
Distance
3.18km to summit
Total Ascent
1168m
Time
4-5hr to summit
Grade
Moderate
Access
Track starts at the southern end of Arthur’s Pass Village, 15min walk from the DOC visitor centre
Map
BV20
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The Mt Bealey Track offers spectacular views of Arthur’s Pass Village, the National Park and 2275m Mt Rolleston.

Because the summit can be reached within 4-5hr, most people do a return climb of Bealey as a day trip. But once past the bushline and above 1300m, various flat campsites can be found along the unmarked route leading to the summit, inviting trampers to spend the night surrounded by the park’s rugged peaks.

With most people in the area heading up the Avalanche Peak Track to the north, you’ll likely find a quiet spot to pitch your tent.

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