Mid Waiohine Hut

  • 2 days return via same track
  • Medium

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

The interior of Mid Waiohine hut • By Gaiters. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
2 days
12 hr – 16 hr
Distance
11.0km
Type
Return via same track
Return via same track
Grade
Medium
Mostly below bushline with a short tops traverse over Mt Holdsworth. Grades explained
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Holdsworth Road End, Masterton
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Ends
Mid Waiohine Hut
Maps
NZTopo50-BP33
NZTopo50-BP34
Altitude
300m – 1,470m
Altitude change 1,170m
More information
Link
maps.google.com/maps?t=h&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=-40.882631,175.432434&spn=0.09656,0.089092&z=13http://maps.google.com/maps?t=h&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=-40.882631,175.432434&spn=0.09656,0.089092&z=13

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.

Holdsworth-Mitre Ridge in snow • By Gaiters. Licence: C.

Allow 6 to 8 hours each way.

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

Map
ID 4448

About this track

Added 28 September 2009 by AlcathazmatAlcathazmat. 1 revision 28 September 2009 by AlcathazmatAlcathazmat.
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