Hobbs Bivvy, Route Burn North Branch

Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area, Mount Aspiring National Park

A dry and sheltered bivvy underneath a giant boulder in the North Branch of the Route Burn. Sleeps 4 or 5 but with only about half a metre of clearance underneath it's crawling room only.

There's a stream bed right beside the biv but that was quite dry in early February. Possibly holds water at other times in the year but otherwise the nearest water is from the river a couple of hundred metres away.

Hobbs Bivvy, Routeburn North Branch • By Yarmoss. Licence: C.
Getting there
From Routeburn Flats Hut, 1.5 hours up the North Branch, or about 3.5 hours from the Routeburn Shelter carpark. 3-4 hours walk from North Col.
ID 16497

About this rock bivouac

Added 29 August 2017 by matthewmatthew. No revisions.
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