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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
Simon at Hurunui Hut snowing

Photo: Brian

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
Hurunui River and Hokakura
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Bruce and Alan on the snowy track
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
Heading Along The Track On The Flats
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Sign 1½ hours from the Hurunui hut, Mackenzie Stream behind
Photo: Simon
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, Brian, and Alan at hot pool
Photo: Simon
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Simon and Bruce with view up Hurunui River
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui Hut to Hurunui #3 Hut
Party arriving at Hurunui 3 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 3 hut and snowy hills in morning light

Photo: Brian

Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Early morning from Hurunui 3 hut
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
Image 0 Bruce - Alan crossing three wire bridge on Cameron Stream
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Leaving Hurunui 3 hut for day walk
Photo: Brian
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Paradise Ducks in snow
Photo: Alan
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
Alan on three wire bridge across Cameron Creek
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
Image 2 Bruce - lichen on tree
Tramp Hurunui River from Hurunui #3 Hut to Camerons Hut and beyond return
Crossing the snowy Hurunui River flats
Photo: Brian
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
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
View outside Hurunui 3 Hut
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Brian, Alan, and Bruce inside Hurunui 3 Hut
Photo: Simon
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Moss
Photo: Alan
Hut day at Hurunui #3 Hut
Moss And Orchids On Tree Trunk
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
Simon, Alan, and Brian at Hurunui Hut
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 crossing Hurunui Swingbridge

Photo: Alan

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
Snowy mountains behind Hokakura
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Bruce at the bushline on Macs Knob, and Hurunui Valley
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Hurunui Hut and River from Macs Knob bush edge
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
Simon and Alan at bush edge lunch stop
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
View up Hurunui from Macs Knob bush edge
Photo: Alan
Macs Knob day trip
These Boots Are Made For Tramping
Photo: Brian
Macs Knob day trip
View at lunch spot just above Macs Knob bush edge
Photo: Alan
Macs Knob day trip
Hurunui panorama
Photo: Simon
Macs Knob day trip
Hurunui River and Loch Katrine
Photo: Brian

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
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
View of our bach at Loch Katrine
Photo: Simon
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
View of Loch Katrine baches from peninsular
Photo: Simon
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Loch Katrine at dusk
Photo: Simon
Hurunui Hut to Loch Katrine
Loch Katrine
Photo: Simon
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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