Temple Valleys Circuit

Ruataniwha Conservation Park

  • 2 – 3 days loop track
  • Medium

Tramping the North and South Temple Valleys connecting the two over Gunsight Pass.

The gut to Gunsight Pass • By Briar. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
2 – 3 days
16 hr – 20 hr
Type
Loop track
Loop track
Grade
Medium
The journey over Gunsight Pass (North to South valleys) requires a climb of 1000m (up to 1900m altitude) - part of it is a narrow shingle filled rut - then a massive descent down a scree slope. Dangerous when wet - probably impassable during winter months Grades explained
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
At the end of a small road off Lake Ohau Rd, upstream from the joining of the Temple Stream to the Hopkins River.
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Maps
NZTopo50-BZ14
Altitude
600m – 1,900m
Altitude change 1,300m
Map
ID 7502

About this track

Added 26 November 2011 by bwillsonzbwillsonz. 1 revision 13 December 2011 by iangeorgeiangeorge.
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