Very beautiful and multifaceted track, especially the first part.
The ascent to the saddle is more challenging than I expected from the reviews and can be quite dangerous when you are unexperienced. We actually turned around after a third of it, as we did not feel safe anymore, but were told the really steep part was still to come.
Also, we saw a small rock avalanche going off.
So, it is definitely worth a try, extremely beautiful, but know your limits.
I have been there in January and the weather was good, the view on the top was amazing. It's my favourite track +- 2h30 - 3h
Take food with you.
One of the most breathtaking views ever. Take swimsuit and towel with you if you want to take a swim in a pristine alpine lake at the top!
Amazing view at the end!
Great and adventurous walk where you have to walk several times through the ice cold streams. Great fun!
Awesome walk, but we could not go to the top because of snow.
Beautiful walk through different landscapes! It was a pity we did not have the equipment to go to the top but loved every part of the walk.
Great walk, demanding but awesome views. We stayed at the 1st DOC camp, passed Te Anau on the way to Milford Sound and it is at a great location by the lake. Nice and relaxing.
Great views all the way. Steep and intense climb to an amazing view!! At the top, it is worth going left for a second alpine lake. Hard on the knees on the way down....
A wonderful track. I do not have so much experience but this one is not too hard, just really steep. Great views.
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When the weather is good, very nice view over Milford Sound and the Fiord to the ocean. Track is not marked, so you have to be careful, know your limits, track is very steep and at the viewpoint it goes straight down, no barriers.
Great walk, about 4 hours the Saddle (both ways). From the Saddle, you have to climb over loose rock to the top. A little bit dangerous but amazing view over Milford Sound.
Absolutely stunning day hike, starting from just before the Homer Tunnel. Very steep and need to be sure footed, but offers great views into Milford Sound without the hundreds of people.
Greatest track in Fiordland. Just a pure, rough hike up to the top. It is beautiful to have a swim in the lakes on the way or even jump off the cliffs. Bit challenging at the top because of all the snow.
Hard but 100% worth it.
This was a good walk but a hard one. The track wasn't obvious at times but helpful walkers have built cairns along the way so you don't get too lost. A challenging 2 hour walk up and we didn't even get all the way due to there being too much snow and ice still on the mountain. The view down the valley was beautiful but we never saw the view over the Glacier. It was a pleasant day and I wouldn't recommend doing this walk in poor weather.
The view is fantastic, the climb is quite hard. Keas around everywhere!
Excellent climb for people with some experience, nice walk through a valley at the beginning, good and steep climb, great views, challenging which is good, natural surroundings.
Best walk we did in NZ, but you need good weather. Best views, glaciers, milford sound and mountains around! When raining or even wet, don't walk up!!
Hard but worth it. You need some alpine track experiences to go up there. No signed way.
We did not see what we expected to see.
Perfect track for fit people with really good views, especially at the top.
Really difficult, but the most amazing views from the top - the best experience ever.
Hard subalpine track with lakes, rocks and beautiful views.
Difficult but beautiful. Not too much people. Interesting mountain landscape, sunny weather without fog is necessary.
Not too hard hike of about 4-5 hours through a valley and not too steep walk up to the Saddle. Also for families. The view was actually not what we expected. The Sound is barely visible.
This track is not easy to walk, sometimes you have to climb, but when you get up the hill that view you will never forget.
Never forget this amazing view from top of this saddle. Hard trek but worthy.
great walk, but we lost the track very early. That makes it hard to continue! So keep on the track
Great view, I think the best view on the Alps area.
Beautiful view of Milford Sound, hard walk.
Perfect waterway for 1 day! Nice views during the track and the end is the best!
Ainoa Salazar Lozano
You need 5 or 6 hours per go and return, the track is easy and the views wonderful.
Great day hike to saddle. Lots of waterfalls, glacier, great views. Challenging, (trail not always obvious).
Nice track, a little more signs to point out the track.
Lovely walk - superb views from Summit, quite strenuous at the top.