Finally Made It To The Poulter Biv

A mere three hours from the Poulter Hut but a world away in terms of remoteness. An absolutely beautiful setting with the hut perfectly positioned to capture the views both up-valley and down-valley. Only 12 hut book entries for all of 2021 and half of those were day hikers. I walked up the river, which was easy given how low the Poulter is currently running (in fact, it disappeared by the time I got up to the bivvy). Then, just for a change of pace, I took the flood track back down. The flood track is no consolation prize - it's a lovely walk in its own right. Especially when it breaks into the open toward the lower end. Saw a whio on the way up and got swooped by the same long-tailed cuckoo both going up and coming back. Honora and Frank have recently done some clearing work both around the hut and on the flood track. Much appreciated.

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Forum Tracks, routes, and huts
Started by Bozeman
On 12 March 2022
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