Ball Flat Route (E14)

Ball Flat Route above and along the Tasman Glacier Lake, Mt Cook/Aoraki Natl Park New Zealand.

GPS: -43.696099° 170.162369°

DoC Ball Flat area map

DoC Ball Flat area map

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Tasman Glacier and Ball Flats Route overview

Tasman Glacier and Ball Flats Route overview

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A 4WD tour and their personal path up the moraine wall to overlook Tasman Glacier Lake.

A 4WD tour and their personal path up the moraine wall to overlook Tasman Glacier Lake.

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Murrays 4WD tour lookout point

Murrays 4WD tour lookout point

Murrays Lookout view 2013

Murrays Lookout view 2013

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Waterfall into a snow-field ice cave along the Ball Flat route.

Waterfall into a snow-field ice cave along the Ball Flat route.

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Ice cave mouth on Ball Flat route.

Ice cave mouth on Ball Flat route.

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Inside a Ball Flat snowfield ice cave

Inside a Ball Flat snowfield ice cave

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A waterfall at the back end of a Ball Flat ice cave.

A waterfall at the back end of a Ball Flat ice cave.

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The Ball Flat track end, where there used to be a hut, but no more.

The Ball Flat track end, where there used to be a hut, but no more.

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Looking down onto the rubble-strew Tasman Glacier from the Ball Flat route.

Looking down onto the rubble-strew Tasman Glacier from the Ball Flat route.

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Looking down the Tasman Glacier and over the glacier lake from Ball flat.

Looking down the Tasman Glacier and over the glacier lake from Ball flat.

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The view of Tasman Glacier from Ball Flat.

The view of Tasman Glacier from Ball Flat.

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From Ball Flat, a zoomed-in view looking up the white curve of the upper Tasman Glacier.

From Ball Flat, a zoomed-in view looking up the white curve of the upper Tasman Glacier.

From Ball Flat, a zoomed-in view looking up the white curve of the upper Tasman Glacier.

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One Response to “Ball Flat Route (E14)”

  1. Chris Smith Says:

    The 8km road to Tasman Valley car park is now sealed. There are 2 obvious paths up the lateral moraine about 50/60 mins walk from the car park on Ball Flats track. The somewhat precarious viewpoints give a more intimate outlook over lake,icebergs and glacier.

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