Route from Pine Creek to Matukituki Valley via Shotover Saddle

(Partial) route from Pine Creek to Matukituki via Shotover Saddle. The cattle track passage in this file is probably very helpful if you have a GPS, loosing the track (which is easily done) and bushbashing the whole stretch would not be much fun... The marked route for the sidling passage is probably not optimal, so the best thing is probably to trust your own route finding abilities here. Finally, the route from Shotover Saddle is probably helpful in order to find a good way down the first half of the descent, better options can probably be found near the Valley floor.

Contains data sourced from Land Information New Zealand and Landcare Research under CC-By.
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Cattle track 001
Elevation range 700m – 793m Total ascent 185m
Recorded distance 1.8km Total descent 141m
Points 224 Average grade 18%
Start -44.583753, 168.666554700m
End -44.570831, 168.670619743m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Descent Shotover
Elevation range 442m – 1,553m Total ascent 91m
Recorded distance 4.0km Total descent 1,201m
Points 646 Average grade 32%
Start -44.522204, 168.6789161,552m
End -44.504623, 168.692273442m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Tummel Burn to Shotover Saddle
Elevation range 731m – 1,542m Total ascent 1,221m
Recorded distance 6.8km Total descent 477m
Points 978 Average grade 25%
Start -44.565709, 168.668684796m
End -44.522198, 168.6790011,540m
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Added 25 April 2012 by robe83. No revisions.
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