Sparrowhawk Biv Barlow hut loop

Ruahine Forest Park

  • 2 – 3 days loop track
  • Medium

A good solid Ruahine climb to a 3 person biv well situated with a great views, Tops travel then a quick 800 metre descent to a trout filled river and an 8 bunk hut

Barlow Hut • By mantis. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
2 – 3 days
11 hr – 14 hr
Type
Loop track
Loop track
Grade
Medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Makaroro Road end
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Ends
Makaroro Road end
Maps
NZTopo50-BK37
NZTopo50-BK36
Altitude
467m – 1,500m
Altitude change 1,033m
More information
Link
84488448

Take 3 days and enjoy yourself.

Green and Golden Bell frog? • By bigpaul. Licence: cc by.

Makaroro Road end to Sparrowhawk Biv 4 hours and an 800 metre climb.

Sparrowhawk biv to Barlow Hut 5 hours, 3 hours across the tops and a 2 hour 800 metre descent to Barlow

Barlow Hut out to Makaroro car park via the river 3 hours

Don't forget to stop at the Tikokino Pub for a beer and a World famous in Tikokino Lamb burger a great reward after a great weekend

Map
ID 8449

About this track

Added 17 March 2013 by bigpaulbigpaul. 1 revision 17 March 2013 by bigpaulbigpaul.
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