Waimakariri River-Rolleston River

  • 2 – 3 days one way
  • Hard

Alpine tramp over Waimakariri Col.

Waimakariri Falls hut • By pete2.
Key information
Walking time
2 – 3 days
Distance
22.0km
Type
One way
One way
Grade
Hard
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Klondyke Corner
()
Ends
Intersection of SH73 and Rolleston River
Maps
NZTopo50-BV20
Altitude
600m – 1,800m
Altitude change 1,200m
DOC have a fairly accurate route guide on their website. However, the last section, which is the bush track along the Rolleston River is very overgrown and much slower going than the route guide suggests. Allow plenty of extra time for this part of the trip.
Map
ID 295

About this track

Added 1 June 2001 by MatthewMatthew. 2 revisions, most recently 16 February 2007 by pythagnzpythagnz.
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