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Head of Lyell Creek

Head of Lyell Creek

This pic looks up Lyell Creek to Lyell Saddle where the new Lyell Saddle hut has been built. The snow ...   More ▶︎
Porch end view of Lyell Saddle hut Sept 2011

Porch end view of Lyell Saddle hut Sept 2011

Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust's new hut on Lyell Saddle built as part of one of the NZ Cycle Trail Projects.   More ▶︎
Lyell Saddle hut

Lyell Saddle hut

This recently built hut was started in April 2011. It was initially lived in by track builders but is now ...   More ▶︎
Lyell Saddle hut Sept 2011

Lyell Saddle hut Sept 2011

This recently built hut was started in April 2011. It was initially lived in by track builders but is now ...   More ▶︎
Stern Valley Hut

Stern Valley Hut

This recently constructed hut has been built as part of the Old Ghost Road cycleway/tramping route. There are 2 sleepouts at ...   More ▶︎
Specimen Point Hut

Specimen Point Hut

Specimen Point hut is situated on a high point with a commanding view over a stretch of the Mokihinui river. The ...   More ▶︎
Mokihinui Forks Hut

Mokihinui Forks Hut

Mokihinui Forks Hut sits over the south branch of the Mokihinui River, just before it meets the north branch. The hut ...   More ▶︎
Mokihinui Forks Hut

Mokihinui Forks Hut

Mokihinui Forks Hut sits over the south branch of the Mokihinui River, just before it meets the north branch.   More ▶︎
Ghost Lake Hut

Ghost Lake Hut

Ghost Lake hut is perched high on the Lyell Range close above a tarn "Ghost Lake". There are extensive views ...   More ▶︎
Old Ghost Road

Old Ghost Road

This new trail links the ghost town of Lyell with the Mokihinui River. The first section is open from 2 ...   More ▶︎
Old Ghost Road

Old Ghost Road

A four or five day tramp from the Lyell Campsite(off SH6 in the Buller Gorge) to the Mokihinui road end ...   More ▶︎
Lyell Saddle Hut

Lyell Saddle Hut

One of four new huts which the Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust has established on the Old Ghost Road cycle trail. Lyell Saddle ...   More ▶︎
Ghost Lake Hut

Ghost Lake Hut

One of four new lodges built by the Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust on their Old Ghost Road cycle trail. Perched above ...   More ▶︎
Mokihinui Forks Hut - renovated

Mokihinui Forks Hut - renovated

In 2013 DOC doubled the size of Mok Forks Hut which includes more bunks inside a new foyer. Total of ...   More ▶︎
Goat Creek Hut (DOC)

Goat Creek Hut (DOC)

In 2013 this historic hut built in 1957 was cleaned up. The old graffiti wall is still intact, and the ...   More ▶︎
Stern Valley Hut

Stern Valley Hut

One of four new huts which the Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust has established on the Old Ghost Road cycle trail. Stern Valley ...   More ▶︎

Pioneer Cemetery Walk

A brief, easy walk to Lyell Cemetery, hidden under beech forest above the creek.   More ▶︎
Goat Creek hut Sept 2009

Goat Creek hut Sept 2009

A charming hut situated on the TR of the South Branch of the Mokihinui River at the confluence with Goat ...   More ▶︎
Goat Creek hut

Goat Creek hut

A charming hut situated on the TR of the South Branch of the Mokihinui River at the confluence with Goat ...   More ▶︎

Lyell Campsite

This grassy camping space occupies a terrace above Lyell Creek, next to Kawatiri / the Buller River. The site was ...   More ▶︎
Specimen Point Hut

Specimen Point Hut

One of four new huts which the Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust has established on the Old Ghost Road cycle trail. Specimen Point ...   More ▶︎
Lyell Walkway

Lyell Walkway

This loop track under pretty beech forest explores the history of the gold mining town of Lyell, including cemetery, stamper ...   More ▶︎
nesting shags

nesting shags

Pied Shag nesting near the Chasm Creek Walkway on the Mokihinui River, north of Westport   More ▶︎
Derelict miners hut Lyell Creek May 2014

Derelict miners hut Lyell Creek May 2014

This photo shows a surviving historic miners hut near the confluence of Lyell Creek and Irishmans Creek. (It is on ...   More ▶︎
Mt Glasgow track map

Mt Glasgow track map

Approximate position of track plotted on copy of NZ Topo 50 map. Crosses indicate position plotted from a GPS reading   More ▶︎
View in easterly direction from summit of Mt Glasgow

View in easterly direction from summit of Mt Glasgow

View in easterly direction from summit of Mt Glasgow. Taken 04/02/2012   More ▶︎
Mt Glasgow 1424m

Mt Glasgow 1424m

A superb day walk in behind the sleepy village of Seddonville.   More ▶︎
Remains of Eight Mile Hut Lyell Jan 2015

Remains of Eight Mile Hut Lyell Jan 2015

I popped in to this hut when returning from a visit to check out the new Stern Valley and Ghost ...   More ▶︎
Hound's tongue fern and kanono

Hound's tongue fern and kanono

Growing in a tangle at the edge of the Chasm Creek Track.   More ▶︎
Chasm Creek Track

Chasm Creek Track

A short walk along an old section of railway. A tunnel, a sculpted creek, and views of the Mokihinui River.   More ▶︎
Thelymitra pulchella

Thelymitra pulchella

Sun orchid growing in clay, Chasm Creek Track.   More ▶︎
Orthoceras novae-zeelandiae

Orthoceras novae-zeelandiae

Orchid growing in clay on the Chasm Creek Track.   More ▶︎
Warrigal Island, Mokihinui River

Warrigal Island, Mokihinui River

A tiny island in the lower reaches of the river between Mokihinui and Seddonville.   More ▶︎
Kiokio

Kiokio

Kiokio (Blechnum) growing alongside the Chasm Creek Track.   More ▶︎

Boscawen Saddle, Rough Creek route

A description of a weekend tramp up the Nina River, over Boscawen Saddle, sidling to Robinson Saddle, down one branch ...   More ▶︎
Nthn Brunner Range from Mt Curtis

Nthn Brunner Range from Mt Curtis

This photo taken from the summit of Mt Curtis (1412m) about 8am in the morning looks generally northward. The hill ...   More ▶︎
Charming Creek Walkway

Charming Creek Walkway

One of Buller's longer established walkways that is also open to mountain bikers. The majority of the 10.5 km route ...   More ▶︎
Gentle Annie Point

Gentle Annie Point

A short walk to a secluded West Coast beach.   More ▶︎
100 Acres Plateau

100 Acres Plateau

This is a beautiful tussock landscape dominated by the Needle and the Haystack. Accessed from Larrikin's Creek Hut, there are ...   More ▶︎
100 Acres Plateau

100 Acres Plateau

Tarns and camping sites galore.   More ▶︎
Beach near Gentle Annie Point

Beach near Gentle Annie Point

A beautiful and secluded West Coast beach.   More ▶︎
Charming Creek Walkway

Charming Creek Walkway

Charming Creek Walkway north of Westport. I walked it north to south starting at Seddonville. but unless you particularly want ...   More ▶︎
Charming Creek

Charming Creek

Waterfall on the Charming Creek Walkway north of Westport. I walked it north to south starting at Seddonville. but unless ...   More ▶︎
Charming Creek

Charming Creek

Charming Creek Walkway north of Westport. I walked it north to south starting at Seddonville. but unless you particularly want ...   More ▶︎
Crossing the plateau.

Crossing the plateau.

The long walk across the Thousand Acres Plateau, toward the distant Needle and Haystack.   More ▶︎
1000 Acre Plateau

1000 Acre Plateau

The route from The Matiri Road end up to the Plateau, Larrikins Hut and on to climb the Needle   More ▶︎