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2020-08-29 Havelock

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Havelock River, South Canterbury hut bagging Maps

Start: 2020-08-29 13:28 Start elev: 523 m Max elev: 1,059 m Distance: 98.1 km
End: 2020-09-04 12:50 End elev: 533 m Ascent: 5,278 m Avg moving speed: 2.9 km/h
Duration: 36:36 h Elev gain: 10 m Descent: 5,323 m Duration moving: 33:51 h

Saturday 29 August 2020 day 1

Fly Wellington to Chrischurch, drive to Mesopotamia, tramp Havelock River Mesopotamia to Growler Hut

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Rangitata view from Rangitata Gorge road

Photo: Simon

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Park at the end of the 4 WD road
Photo: Brian
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Simon ready to go at vehicle
Photo: Brian
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian following the 4 WD trail
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Simon and view up the Clyde
Photo: Brian
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian and eroding river banks
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Simon approaching Black Mountain hut
Photo: Brian
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Black Mountain hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian approaching Black Mountain Hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Simon and hat approaching Black Mountain Hut
Photo: Brian
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian at Black Mountain Hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian on the route up the river
Photo: Simon

Start:13:30,540m
Growler Hut:17:40,710m
Total:4:10,+170m14.0km



Sunday 30 August 2020 day 2

Growler Hut to Erics Biv via Curtis Memorial and St Winifred's Huts

Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Growler hut and Head of valley

Photo: Simon

Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Growler hut morning
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Growler Hut tucked under the hill
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Simon leaving the Growler
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
View down the Havelock Brian rescuing his hat
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Simon and view up Havelock to Mistake Flats
Photo: Brian
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Brian on track through a small enclave of Beech
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Simon and Forbes
Photo: Brian
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Brian outside Curtis Memorial Hut
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Brian at Erics Biv
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
Erics Biv
Photo: Simon
Growler Hut to Erics Biv
View up Havelock from top of Agony Island
Photo: Simon

Growler Hut:08:45,710m
Mistake Flat Hut:11:20,810m
Leg total:2:35,+100m9.4km
Mistake Flat Hut:11:45,810m
Curtis Memorial Hut:12:15,805m
Leg total:0:30,-5m1.8km
Curtis Memorial Hut:12:55,805m
Erics Biv:15:25,930m
Leg total:2:30,125m6.4km
 
 
Day total:5:35,220m17.6km



Monday 31 August 2020 day 3

Eric Biv to Havelock head, then to Mistake Flats

Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Rainbow up Eric Stream

Photo: Simon

Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Brian walk round Agony Island
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Brian and view up Havelock to Veil Stream
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Brian and view back to Agony Island
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Simon on trail up to Veil Biv
Photo: Brian
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
View down Havelock from Veil Biv trail
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Veil Biv
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Veil Biv Sword Peak and Brian
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Looking down on Veil Biv
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
View into the head of the Havelock
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Brian arriving at St Winifreds Hut
Photo: Simon
Erics Biv to Havelock River head and back to Mistake Flat
Brian arriving at Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Simon



Tuesday 01 September 2020 day 4

Mistake Flats snow day

Snow day at Mistake Flats
Snowing at Mistake Flats Hut

Photo: Simon

Snow day at Mistake Flats
Snowing at Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Simon
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Snowing at Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Simon
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Snowing at Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Simon
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Snowing at Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Brian
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Brian on the snow at Mistake Flats
Photo: Simon
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Simon outside Mistake Flats Hut snowing
Photo: Brian
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Simon outside Mistake Flats Hut snowing
Photo: Brian
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Snow covered Forbes river
Photo: Simon
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Brian walking back to Mistake Flat Hut
Photo: Simon
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Simon and Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Brian
Snow day at Mistake Flats
Simon outside Mistake Flats Hut snowing
Photo: Brian

Mistake Flats:14:50,
Mistake Flats:15:30,
Day total:0:40,2.0km



Wednesday 02 September 2020 day 5

Forbes River, Murphys Stream

Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Early morning snow view outside Mistake Flats Hut

Photo: Simon

Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Early morning snow view of Havelock
Photo: Simon
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Simon eating breakfast at Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Brian
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Mistake Flats Hut in the snow
Photo: Brian
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Mistake Flats Hut in the snow
Photo: Brian
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Forbes Valley
Photo: Simon
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Mistake Flats Hut and Havelock
Photo: Simon
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Snowy view down the Forbes into the Havelock
Photo: Brian
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Simon looking up Forbes
Photo: Brian
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Brian and view down the Forbes
Photo: Simon
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
First view of Forbes Biv
Photo: Simon
Mistake Flats Forbes River and Murphys Stream
Simon at Forbes Biv
Photo: Brian

Mistake Flat:8:35,800m
Forbes Biv:10:40,
11:00,
975m
Mistake Flat:12:30, 
Leg total:3:35,+175m9.3km
Mistake Flat:13:05,800m

Murphys Stream:

14:25,

860m
Mistake Flat:15:45, 
Leg total:2:40,+60m4.9km
 
 
 
 
Day total:6:15,+235m,14.2km



Thursday 03 September 2020 day 6

Mistake Flat, Carneys Bivs, Growler Hut

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Early morning Havelock P 1

Photo: Simon

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Early morning Havelock
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Early morning Mistake Flats Hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian cooking breakfast
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Morning in the Havelock
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Simon and view up the Havelock
Photo: Brian
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian in Carneys Stream
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian closing on Carneys Bivvys
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Carneys Bivvys
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Havelock
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian at Growler Hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
View from Growler up the Havelock
Photo: Simon


Mistake Flat:8:55,805m
Carneys Biv:13:20,
13:35,
1,020m
Growler Hut :16:40,710m
Day total:7:30,+215m,
-85m,
20.5km



Friday 04 September 2020 day 7

Growler Hut, Black Mountain Hut, Mesopotamia

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Growler Hut early morning

Photo: Brian

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Simon crossing the Growler
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian and view back up across the Growler
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Down the Havelock from the Growler
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian arriving and Black Mountain hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Simon at Black Mountain Hut
Photo: Brian
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Black Mountain room with a view
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Sinclairs grave
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Rangitata view from Rangitata Gorge road
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Rangitata view from Rangitata Gorge road
Photo: Brian


Growler Hut:8:30,710m
Black Mountain Hut:10:40,
10:55,
580m
End :12:50,535m
Total:4:05,-175m,14.6km



Saturday 05 September 2020 day 8

Lake Emma and Mt Sunday

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Hakatere Station

Photo: Simon

Havelock River to Growler Hut
Lake Emma
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Lake Emma and Hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Brian at Lake Emma Hut
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Lake Roundabout
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Potts River and Rangitata
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Havelock from Mt Sunday
Photo: Simon
Havelock River to Growler Hut
Havelock from Mt Sunday
Photo: Simon




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