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2022-07-30 Hokakura Hurunui

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Tramp with Brian, Bruce and Alan up the Hurunui River 'North Branch'

Saturday 30 July 2022 day 1

Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut

Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Getting ready and snowing at the Loch Katrine gate

Photo: Simon

Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Putting Packs On At Road End
Photo: Brian
Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Heading Off Along The Track
Photo: Simon
Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Having A Breather While Snowing On The Track
Photo: Brian
Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Simon Alan and Bruce having a breather while snowing on the track
Photo: Brian
Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Snowing On The Track
Photo: Simon
Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Brian Alan and Bruce on the track snowing
Photo: Simon
Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Alan Brian and Bruce at Hurunui Hut in heavy snow
Photo: Simon
Fly Wellington to Ōtautahi, drive to Loch Katrine, tramp Hurunui River to Hurunui Hut
Alan and Bruce in Hurunui Hut
Photo: Simon

Start: 15:02 Start elev: 553 m Max elev: 639 m Distance: 8.5 km
End: 17:16 End elev: 638 m Ascent: 265 m Avg moving speed: 4.0 km/h
Duration: 02:14 h Elev gain: 85 m Descent: 202 m Duration moving: 02:08 h



Sunday 31 July 2022 day 2

Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut

Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Brian in snow outside Hurunui Hut

Photo: Simon

Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Brian Alan and Bruce leaving Hurunui Hut
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Bruce and Alan on the track leaving the bush with a view of the Hurunui
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
View down the Hurunui
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Hurunui River and Hokakura
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Bruce with river and snow behind
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Descending Track Across Hot Waterfall
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Bruce at rest stop, river and snow
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Bruce at rest stop, river and snow
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Simon and Bruce at Hurunui 3 hut
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Hurunui Biodiversity Hut
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Hurunui 3 hut
Photo: Simon

Start: 08:55 Start elev: 636 m Max elev: 657 m Distance: 11.2 km
End: 15:37 End elev: 640 m Ascent: 382 m Avg moving speed: 2.1 km/h
Duration: 06:41 h Elev gain: 4 m Descent: 366 m Duration moving: 05:18 h



Monday 1 August 2022 day 3

Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return

Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Hurunui Hut across valley to Waterfall Stream

Photo: Simon

Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
View behind Hurunui 3 hut
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Brian and Bruce on track above Hurunui River
Photo: Alan
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Fallen trees on river flats that forced us back to the track
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
View up snowy Hurunui River
Photo: Alan
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
View across snowy Hurunui River
Photo: Alan
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Trudging Through The Snow On The River Flats
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Snow On The River Flats
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Camerons Hut across snowy flat
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Simon, Bruce, and Alan reaching Camerons Hut
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Image 2 Bruce - lichen on tree
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
At Hurunui 3 Hut
Photo: Alan

Start: 09:16 Start elev: 655 m Max elev: 759 m Distance: 12.5 km
End: 15:02 End elev: 667 m Ascent: 331 m Avg moving speed: 2.6 km/h
Duration: 05:46 h Elev gain: 12 m Descent: 330 m Duration moving: 04:51 h



Tuesday 2 August 2022 day 4

Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut

Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Simon and Bruce heading up Hurunui in snow

Photo: Alan

Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Simon and Bruce heading up Hurunui in snow
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Simon and Bruce heading up Hurunui in snow
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
View up snowy Hurunui River flats
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
View across Hurunui up Camp Stream
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Simon and Brian tramping through forest
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Brian and Simon at Camerons Hut
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Brian and Simon at lunch spot on Hurunui River
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Brian and Bruce at lunch spot on Hurunui River
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Hut day at Hurunui 3 Hut
Photo: Brian
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
View outside Hurunui 3 Hut
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Lichen and moss
Photo: Alan

Hurunui Hut:15:00,0m
Camerons Hut:17:15,0m
Lunch :17:15,0m
Total:2:15,+0m0km



Wednesday 3 August 2022 day 5

Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut

Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Rainbow over the Hurunui Valley from Hurunui 3 Hut

Photo: Brian

Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Rainbow over the Hurunui Research Hut
Photo: Brian
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Leaving Hurunui 3 hut in rain
Photo: Simon
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
View down Hurunui
Photo: Alan
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Rest Stop On The Track
Photo: Simon
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Alan, Brian, and Bruce sitting in the hot pool
Photo: Simon
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Alan and Bruce at a stop on the Hurunui
Photo: Brian
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Dinner and Isolated Hills
Photo: Alan
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
View up the Hurunui River
Photo: Simon
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Simon with view of the head of Hoka Kura
Photo: Brian
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
Hurunui River Flats and head of Hoka Kura
Photo: Alan
Hurunui #3 Hut to Hurunui Hut
View of Mt Emerson and Glynn Wye Range
Photo: Alan

Start: 10:36 Start elev: 666 m Max elev: 676 m Distance: 10.2 km
End: 14:58 End elev: 622 m Ascent: 466 m Avg moving speed: 2.8 km/h
Duration: 04:21 h Elev loss: -45 m Descent: 509 m Duration moving: 03:36 h



Thursday 4 August 2022 day 6

Macs Knob day trip

Macs Knob day trip
Bruce on the Hurunui River swing bridge

Photo: Simon

Macs Knob day trip
View across flats to Mc Millan Stream
Photo: Alan
Macs Knob day trip
Simon and Alan at bush edge lunch stop
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Simon heading up after lunch
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Walking to view point below Macs Knob
Photo: Alan
Macs Knob day trip
Hokakura and Lake Mason view
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Bruce and Hokakura view
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Simon on our high point
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Hurunui River
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Hurunui River and Lake Mason
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
View from our high point on Macs Knob
Photo: Simon
Macs Knob day trip
Simon and Brian returning to bush edge
Photo: Alan

Start: 08:39 Start elev: 630 m Max elev: 1,407 m Distance: 19.2 km
End: 16:58 End elev: 659 m Ascent: 1,126 m Avg moving speed: 2.7 km/h
Duration: 08:19 h Elev gain: 29 m Descent: 1,180 m Duration moving: 07:10 h



Friday 5 August 2022 day 7

Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine

Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Hurunui sunrise

Photo: Brian

Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Hurunui sunrise
Photo: Brian
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Hurunui sunrise
Photo: Brian
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
View of Mc Millan Stream and Macs Knob and spur we climbed
Photo: Simon
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Hurunui River and swing bridge
Photo: Alan
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Near the site of Hurunui 2 Hut
Photo: Simon
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
At Lake Sumner Hut
Photo: Alan
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Loch Katrine from our bach
Photo: Simon
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Loch Katrine from bach
Photo: Alan
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
View of our bach at Loch Katrine
Photo: Simon
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Image 1 Bruce - dinner at Loch Katrine Bach
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Loch Katrine panorama
Photo: Simon

Start: 09:59 Start elev: 625 m Max elev: 652 m Distance: 9.0 km
End: 12:22 End elev: 564 m Ascent: 365 m Avg moving speed: 3.9 km/h
Duration: 02:23 h Elev loss: -61 m Descent: 436 m Duration moving: 02:19 h



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