Red Tarns Track

  • © Flickr user David Unger
  • © Flickr user Andrew
  • © Flickr user Douglas Kelley
  • © Flickr user Douglas Kelley
  • © Flickr user David Unger

Key information: Red Tarns Track

  • A track from Mount Cook Village to cross Black Birch Stream for a steep climb to the Red Tarns, named for the red pond weed that grows in them.
  • Gorgeous views from the upper slopes.
  • For more information and photos, including detailed practical information and some warnings, see our Mount Cook Area walk page.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating85.5
  • Beauty33
  • Natural interest15.5
  • Human interest4
  • Charisma33
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating85.5

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 2 hours return
  • Maximum Altitude: N/A
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

© Flickr user David Unger
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