South Crater To Red Crater

Grade: Moderate - Difficult, Allow 1 Hour

Enjoy the flat, as it won't last forever. Once you have passed South Crater there is another short climb on an exposed ridge, the track follows this ridge to Red Crater.

The main track continues around Red Crater. Here you will enjoy spectacular views out over the Oturere Valley, Rangipo Desert, Kaimanawa Ranges and down towards the Emeral Lakes, but walk with caution, as it can get very blustery on a windy day.
Grade: Moderate - Difficult, allow 1 hour Enjoy the flat, as it won't last forever.
South Crater To Red Crater
Tongariro Alpine CrossingSouth Crater To Red Crater
Tongariro Alpine CrossingSouth Crater To Red Crater
Tongariro Alpine CrossingSouth Crater To Red Crater
Tongariro Alpine Crossing