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It's just a few yards off the main trail at the beginning of the Hooker Valley Track, but nice to get a sense of history and pay tribute to people who were brave enough to check out remote places long ago. We stopped to think...More
Unless you dying for an extra hundred meters of climb and want to be able to read the names, don't bother going up to the memorial. You can see it very well from below on the Hooker Valley Track as you return.
An interesting attraction to see shortly after setting off on the Hooker Valley Trek in Mount Cook is the Alpine Memorial which was setup to commemorate mountaineers who have lost their lives attempting to climb the peaks in the area.
The monument is a elongated...More