Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka
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Mount Aspiring is apart of the nation park which a school in New Zealand which is Otago Boys High School ownsMount Aspiring National Park is in the Southern Alps of the South Island of New Zealand, north of Fiordland National Park, and between Otago and south Westland. The park forms part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site.GeographyIt was established in 1964 as New Zealand's tenth National Park. The park covers 3555km2 at the southern end of the Southern Alps, directly to the west of Lake Wanaka, and is popular for tramping, walking and mountaineering. Mount Aspiring / Tititea, elevation 3033m above sea level, is the mountain that gives the park its name. Other prominent peaks within the park include Mount Pollux, elevation 2542m, and Mount Brewster, elevation 2519m.The Haast Pass, one of the three principal road routes across the Southern Alps, is found in the north-eastern corner of the park.HistoryLandsborough Station addedIn April 2005 the Nature Heritage Fund purchased private land in the Landsborough River valley as an addition to the park.
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  • I went in 2 days to Routeburn and Greenstone. Along the way, stayed at the campsite. In a vast landscape, the climb to the Summit. That's why you can walk long distances while having enough stamina. If the weather is nice, the room at the Summit of the glacier and mountain range of 360-degree I. It is filled with such ferocious made water, Nice deep blue Lake and river waters, rock waterfall. Go on tour, but he completed the 70 kilometres in two days because their dates did not afford the 6th stage in guided tours private lodges, it is clean.
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