Analysing terrain data
The exposure grade describes the potential consequences of falling or slipping off the path.
Low Exposure: The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.
Medium Exposure: The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.
High Exposure: Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.
Extreme Exposure: Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.
Waterfalls and glacier views make this a journey not to be missed.
Gillespie Pass is located in the heart New Zealand's Mount Aspiring National Park.
This trip takes in the Young and Siberia Valleys and culminates in Gillespie Pass at over 1500m, a stunningly beautiful location.