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2016-01-03 Lake Ōhau to Lake Hāwea

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Gear

  • two tents
  • ice axes
  • primus and 2 litres fuel
  • two billys
  • two PLBs, maps, GPS

Menu

  • Party food: 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners and 2 puds
  • Own food: 7 lunches, brews, scroggin/snacks

Breakfasts:

  • 3 x pogs - rolled oats, dehy fruit, sugar, milkpowder
  • 2 x rice flakes - rice flakes, dehy apple, sugar, milkpowder, cinnamon
  • 2 x bircher muesli - plus milkpowder and sugar

Dinners:

  • 3 x mac cheese - mac, cheese, salami, dehy veges, dehy pineapple, soup, herbs
  • 2 x rice & tuna - rice, tuna, cashews, dehy veges, soup, herbs
  • 1 x curried sausages and dehy spud - sausages, dehy spud, dehy veges, onion, curry
  • 1 x Backcountry dehy dinner and dehy spud

Puds:

  • 1 x mousse and flaked almonds
  • 1 x Backcountry dessert
2 Jan Queenstown Gondola Ben Lomond return 11.2km
3 Jan Temple campsite South Temple Hut 7.8km Temple Stream South Branch
4 Jan South Temple Hut Mt Maitland Tarns 5.8km Ruataniwha Conservation Park
5 Jan Mt Maitland Tarns Maitland Hut 8.1km
6 Jan Maitland Hut Hideaway Hut 18.3km route via Snowy Gorge Hut
7 Jan Hideaway Hut Top Dingle Hut 18.0km Ahuriri Conservation Park
8 Jan Top Dingle Hut Bush Hut 20.2km Hawea Conservation Park
9 Jan Bush Hut Mae West Biv (return) 12.9km (partial)
10 Jan Bush Hut Dingle Burn Station Road 21.5km Dingle Burn Track
excluding side trips 100km

Sun Jan 3 day 1 - South Branch South Temple Stream

South Branch South Temple Stream
Brian, Philip, Simon, and Bruce ready to depart
South Branch South Temple Stream
Brief stop in Temple Stream South Branch
South Branch South Temple Stream
Start of the Temple Stream South Branch track
South Branch South Temple Stream
In South Branch of Temple Stream
South Branch South Temple Stream
Heading up Temple Stream South Branch
South Branch South Temple Stream
Simon heading up south branch of Temple Stream
South Branch South Temple Stream
Looking up eroded side creek in Temple Stream South Branch
South Branch South Temple Stream
In view up South Temple
South Branch South Temple Stream
In Temple Stream South Branch
South Branch South Temple Stream
Arriving at South Temple hut
South Branch South Temple Stream
Arriving at South Temple Hut
South Branch South Temple Stream
Arriving at South Temple Hut



Mon Jan 4 day 2 - Southern tributary South Branch South Temple Stream to Maitland Tarns

Southern South Branch Temple Stream
South Temple Hut in morning sun
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Crossing Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Side Waterfall
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Resting On Waterfall Sidle
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Lower tarn and ridge to Maitland Stream
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Bruce, Mt Maitland and upper tarn
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Mt Maitland
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Bruce and Simon looking down into the Maitland
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Upper tarn and Mt Maitland
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
View showing sidle rout into the Maitland
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Brian looking back from Watson Saddle
Southern South Branch Temple Stream
Sun Looking Up To Saddle


Tue Jan 5 day 3 Maitland Tarns to Maitland Stream and Hut

Maitland Stream
Rocky view into the Maitland
Maitland Stream
Looking Back Up Scree Slope
Maitland Stream
Sidling Out Of Sid Valley
Maitland Stream
View from lunch spot to lower Maitland
Maitland Stream
Sidling into Maitland Stream ed
Maitland Stream
View from spur to Hopkins
Maitland Stream
View off side into Maitland
Maitland Stream
First view of Maitland Hut
Maitland Stream
Maitland Hut ed
Maitland Stream
Maitland Hut ed
Maitland Stream
Mailand Hut ed
Maitland Stream
Maitland Hut ed


Wed Jan 6 day 4 - Maitland Hut to Snowy Gorge Stream and Hideaway Biv

Snowy Gorge Creek
Simon outside Maitland hut
Snowy Gorge Creek
View of upper Maitland Stream
Snowy Gorge Creek
Leaving the bushline in Maitland Stream
Snowy Gorge Creek
Looking back down the Maitland to the bush edge
Snowy Gorge Creek
Fresh clear upper Maitland Stream waters
Snowy Gorge Creek
Snowy Gorge Hut in distant sight
Snowy Gorge Creek
Upper Snowy Gorge Creek
Snowy Gorge Creek
Philip, Brian, Simon, view down Snowy Gorge stream to hut
Snowy Gorge Creek
Bruce and Snowy Gorge Hut
Snowy Gorge Creek
Philip and Brian leaving Snowy Gorge Hut
Snowy Gorge Creek
View to Ahuriri
Snowy Gorge Creek
Philip and Bruce arriving at Hideaway Biv


Thu Jan 7 day 5 - Hideaway Biv to Ahuriri and Top Dingle Hut

Ahuriri
Travelling up the Ahuriri
Ahuriri
Rest stop on the Ahuriri
Ahuriri
Joining the Ahuriri road and looking upstream
Ahuriri
Above the bush on the Dingleburn route
Ahuriri
View back from the Dingleburn route
Ahuriri
Rest stop over the Ahuriri
Ahuriri
Bruce looking into the head of the Dingle Burn
Ahuriri
Starting down into the Dingle Burn
Ahuriri
Simon and Brian view down upper Dingle Burn
Ahuriri
Dingle Burn panorama
Ahuriri
Track Through The Beech Forest
Ahuriri
Arriving at Top Dingle Hut


Fri Jan 8 day 6 - Top Dingle Hut to Bush Hut

Dingle Burn
Philip viewing a Top Dingle Hut morning
Dingle Burn
Morning view up the Dingle Burn
Dingle Burn
Top Dingle Burn Hut in the morning
Dingle Burn
Looking up the Dingle Burn
Dingle Burn
Crossing The Broad Grassy Fans
Dingle Burn
Bruce and Philip inside Ben Avon Hut
Dingle Burn
Simon and Bruce and view downstream
Dingle Burn
Rocky Dingle Burn
Dingle Burn
Crossing the Dingle Burn
Dingle Burn
Simon swimming
Dingle Burn
Trampers And Slip
Dingle Burn
At Bush Hut


Sat Jan 9 day 7 - Side trip to Mae West Biv

Mae West day trip
View from spur down Dingle Burn to Lake Hawea
Mae West day trip
View down Dingle Burn to Lake Hawea
Mae West day trip
Slips And Slumping Across The Valley
Mae West day trip
Philip viewing Lake Hawea
Mae West day trip
Bruce and Brian on spur, lake behind
Mae West day trip
Simon climbing spur, upstream Dingle Burn beyond
Mae West day trip
Simon climbing out of the Dingle Burn
Mae West day trip
The Boys Resting
Mae West day trip
Bruce and Philip looking at Lake Hawea
Mae West day trip
Brian looking at tomorrows route
Mae West day trip
Brian returning along spur
Mae West day trip
Brian on Mae West spur


Sat Jan 10 day 8 - Bush Hut to Dingle Burn Station Road end

Lake Hāwea
Dingle Burn near The Peninsula
Lake Hāwea
In Short Gorge
Lake Hāwea
In Short Gorge
Lake Hāwea
Though Farmland
Lake Hāwea
Dingle Burn through farmland
Lake Hāwea
Brian and Bruce on the Dingle Burn delta
Lake Hāwea
View of Peninsula track
Lake Hāwea
View across lake to Aspiring
Lake Hāwea
View up Lake Hawea
Lake Hāwea
Waiting At The Road End
Lake Hāwea
Philip at road end
Lake Hāwea
End Of Trip Photo

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