Mid Waiohine Hut

Steep climb on well maintained track to Mt Holdsworth (1470m) then a steeper descent into the Waiohine Valley. Return via same track.

An early start should see you lunching at Powell Hut Powell Hut, Mount Holdsworth, Carterton. The climb over Mt Holdsworth is above the treeline and exposed. Careful nagivation is required to get the right track down to Isabelle in cloud. The steep descent through thick beech is rough and care is required down to Mid Waiohine Hut Mid Wiohine Hut.

Allow 6 to 8 hours each way.

Maps: 1:50,000 - Carterton 260-S26, or Terralink Tararua Recreation Area Map (also 1:50,000)

Grade Medium
Mostly below bushline with a short tops traverse over Mt Holdsworth. Grades explained
Bookings Not available (first come, first served)
Length 11.0km
Return via same track
Time 12 hr – 16 hr
2 days
Altitude 300m – 1,470m
Altitude change 1,170m
From Holdsworth Road End, Masterton
To Mid Waiohine Hut
ID 4448

About this track

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