Although the hike is associated as one of the most advanced trails, it is also simply inaccessible to the majority. With only a few options to begin your hiking adventure - the most common path is taking the hike to Milford Sound. This can be the easiest starting point compared to the other ones - with a relatively straightforward opening. Just follow the road signs, and the crowd of tourists and you should find your way! We would recommend that you turn back at this stage if you find that it’s not best fit for your level. There’s still time now!
Upon attempting the adventurous journey ahead of me, I thoroughly conducted my research on this trail and found that this trail has its extremities and can be considered quite advanced. Although I was slightly shocked by how advanced the route seems, the photos of the trail and the view seemed so out of this world - I knew I needed to go on the hike to see it for myself.
There are many comparisons and statements regarding the Fiordland National Park. A few common assumptions in regards to the three main trails in Fiordland National Park are always debated on back-and-forth and we can never come to a clear, comprehensive conclusion!