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Leslie-Karamea

Taipo hut Oct 2010

Taipo hut Oct 2010

This is one of the last of the NZ Forest Service built huts before DOC days in the Nelson Conservancy ...   More ▶︎
Salisbury Lodge

Salisbury Lodge

A big beautiful hut. Four large sleeping platforms with mattresses. Gas cookers (2 sets of 4 rings) and 2 gas ...   More ▶︎
Salisbury Lodge looking toward Mt Arthur

Salisbury Lodge looking toward Mt Arthur

My great-great-grandfather herded 400 sheep & cattle here on the Tablelands from 1875 til 1920, once he obtained the grazing ...   More ▶︎
Taipo Hut, Kahurangi

Taipo Hut, Kahurangi

Hut on the Wangapeka Track leading up to Little Wanganui Saddle. This is the last night before crossing the saddle ...   More ▶︎
Stag Flat Shelter

Stag Flat Shelter

brilliant little 2 person shelter. taipo hut is boring and ugly so if you're heading towards the coast make the ...   More ▶︎
Bell Town hut Oct 2010

Bell Town hut Oct 2010

The place looks more inviting in this sunny day shot than in the early morning winter 2009 shot I posted. ...   More ▶︎
Bell Town hut June 2009

Bell Town hut June 2009

Picture of the hut taken early on a frosty morning.   More ▶︎
Rear view of Bell Town hut Oct 2010

Rear view of Bell Town hut Oct 2010

Taken on a sunny day. [Bell Town hut is located more or less right on top of an old prospectors camp. ...   More ▶︎
Bell Town / Manunui hut

Bell Town / Manunui hut

A replacement hut for the Little Wanganui hut that was a little upstream on the other side of the river. ...   More ▶︎
New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut, July 2009   More ▶︎
Old Venus Hut

Old Venus Hut

The original 2 level Venus Hut   More ▶︎
New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut July 2009   More ▶︎
Venus Hut

Venus Hut

Now a new 12 bunk hut on the Karamea River.   More ▶︎
Thor Hut

Thor Hut

Six bunk Hut on the Leslie - Karamea track   More ▶︎
Thor Hut

Thor Hut

A standard DOC hut on the Karamea River.   More ▶︎
Crow Hut, Karamea River

Crow Hut, Karamea River

Miners once fossicked for gold up the Crow River. Nowadays, Crow Hut sits as a silent sentinel of a bygone ...   More ▶︎
Crow Hut

Crow Hut

New Crow Hut July 2009   More ▶︎
Karamea Bend Hut

Karamea Bend Hut

Newer, bigger hut than the original, which is now locked up for DOC workers. Pity, coz it had such an ...   More ▶︎
Crow Hut (Kahurangi)

Crow Hut (Kahurangi)

Tucked away on a terrace at the confluence of Crow River and the mighty Karamea River.   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut - Salisbury Lodge

Mt Arthur Hut - Salisbury Lodge

via Gordons Pyramid   More ▶︎
Salisbury Lodge

Salisbury Lodge

from Gordon's Pyramid, the hut looks deceptively close - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Belltown Hut

Belltown Hut

Belltown Hut ... the western end of the ranges and the start of the brief coastal plain before the Tasman. ...   More ▶︎
Stag Flat from the saddle

Stag Flat from the saddle

Stag Flat from the saddle between the Taipo and Little Wanganui. A tidy 2-bunk hut lies at the eastern end, ...   More ▶︎
Little Wanganui

Little Wanganui

Little Wanganui valley ... and the Tasman, from the pass with the Taipo   More ▶︎
Trevor Carter Hut

Trevor Carter Hut

Trevor Carter Hut, July 2009, I spent 2 days here waiting for the rain and thunder to stop.   More ▶︎
Trevor Carter Hut

Trevor Carter Hut

A new 12 bunk DOC hut on the Karamea River   More ▶︎
Looking SE over Zetland Basin Jan 2018

Looking SE over Zetland Basin Jan 2018

I took this photo when returning to the track after some time roaming the tops in the Mt Zetland area ...   More ▶︎
Stag Flat Shelter

Stag Flat Shelter

This shelter replaced a hut that was nearby. It is on the edge of Stag Flat which is on the ...   More ▶︎

Mt Arthur to Murchison

track from Mt Atrhur Tablelands to Murchison via Wangapeka Saddle, Nugget Knob and the Matiri Valley   More ▶︎
Little Wanganui Hut (Removed)

Little Wanganui Hut (Removed)

Former hut on TL of Little Wanganui River.   More ▶︎
Wangapeka Track

Wangapeka Track

A Long gold trail following a series of river valleys.   More ▶︎
Great place for a snack

Great place for a snack

Doing my Garfield act on the last day of the Wangapeka   More ▶︎
Taipo River

Taipo River

Taipo River, below the hut   More ▶︎
Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock Shelter. An open air shelter under a rock overhang, but with a sleeping platform and mattresses.   More ▶︎
Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock shelter. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Tablelands Circuit

Tablelands Circuit

Joins onto Leslie-Karamea Track.   More ▶︎
Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops looking into the Kendall Valley and down the Karamea River from behind Trevor Carter Hut.   More ▶︎
Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops, Karamea in cloud beyond   More ▶︎
Little Wanganui Gorge Shelter

Little Wanganui Gorge Shelter

Little Wanganui Gorge Shelter or Wangapeka biv. taken Jan 2015.   More ▶︎
Little Wanganui Gorge Shelter name

Little Wanganui Gorge Shelter name

The latest name for Wangapeka biv, Little Wanganui Emergency shelter etc. Taken Jan 2015.   More ▶︎
Helicopter Flat hut

Helicopter Flat hut

Helicopter Flat hut. taken Jan 2015   More ▶︎
Wangapeka biv June 2009

Wangapeka biv June 2009

[Also known as Little Wanganui Emergency Shelter & Little Wanganui Bivvy] This biv is situated in the headwaters of the ...   More ▶︎
Wangapeka biv

Wangapeka biv

[Also known as Little Wanganui Emergency Shelter & Little Wanganui Bivvy] This biv is situated in the headwaters of the Little ...   More ▶︎

Cloustons Mine Track

Leading from the Salisbury Track on Flora Stream up past Cloustons Mine to Gordons Pyramid (1489m).   More ▶︎
Gordons Pyramid

Gordons Pyramid

From the Mt Arthur track, showing the poled route over point 1380 (left of pic) to the summit of Gordons ...   More ▶︎
Approach to Gordons Pyramid

Approach to Gordons Pyramid

The actual track (the BQ24-Tapawera map is incorrect) from the Mt Arthur Track to Gordons Pyramid LINZ have indicated they will ...   More ▶︎
Gordons Pyramid

Gordons Pyramid

1489m, Kahurangi NP, between Mt Arthur and the Arthur Tableland   More ▶︎
Helicopter Flat Hut

Helicopter Flat Hut

Forest devastated by Cyclone Ita

Forest devastated by Cyclone Ita

Forest devastated by Cyclone Ita - the south bank of the Little Wanganui - 1000's of hectares of bush with ...   More ▶︎
Three Tarns Pass

Three Tarns Pass

Three Tarns Pass   More ▶︎
Balloon Hut

Balloon Hut

5 star accommodation, gas burner & cooker provided!! Approxmately 4 hr from Trilobite Hut   More ▶︎
Karamea River

Karamea River

The legendary Karamea flows north, then suddenly turns west out to sea, (through grade 5 whitewater & a notorious gorge). ...   More ▶︎
Leslie-Karamea Track

Leslie-Karamea Track

A moderate 7-9-day tramp thru the heart of Kahurangi National Park, for experienced trampers with good gear and skills.   More ▶︎
Karamea Bend Hut

Karamea Bend Hut

Sited adjacent to the Leslie River, this big barn is harder to heat.   More ▶︎
Luna Tops, Wangapeka

Luna Tops, Wangapeka

Overnight snow on the Luna Tops near Kiwi Saddle Hut, Wangpeka region   More ▶︎
Mt. Luna via the stone track

Mt. Luna via the stone track

Stone hut is a days march in from the Rolling river, taking the main Wangapeka track.From Stone hut ford the ...   More ▶︎
Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock shelter   More ▶︎
Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock Shelter   More ▶︎
Fuchsia forest - route to Biggs Tops

Fuchsia forest - route to Biggs Tops

Fuchsia forest - route to Biggs Tops   More ▶︎
Balloon Hut

Balloon Hut

Gas cooker and heater. Great views of the Arthur Range and over the headwaters of the Leslie River (from Balloon ...   More ▶︎
Looking down Kakapo River Oct 2010

Looking down Kakapo River Oct 2010

This picture was taken soon after hitting the river after descending from Kakapo Saddle. Kakapo hut is about 3hrs down ...   More ▶︎
Spludgeon Shelter

Spludgeon Shelter

front of the shelter, with view into the Leslie River - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Splugeons Rock Shelter

Splugeons Rock Shelter

A great hut built into a natural rock shelter. Water available from a nearby stream.   More ▶︎
Spludgeons Shelter

Spludgeons Shelter

Capacity 5 - earthen floor, heavy plastic roll-up for main wall (lashed down when this photo taken - Apr 2011)   More ▶︎
Wilkinson Track sign

Wilkinson Track sign

At the bottom of the track, this sign remembers conditions from several years ago – DOC cleared the track in ...   More ▶︎
Wilkinson Track

Wilkinson Track

Cleared by DoC in November 2011, the lower third of the track is now easily climbed. Above this, the track ...   More ▶︎
Lower Gridiron Shelter

Lower Gridiron Shelter

Lower Gridiron shelter. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Lower Gridiron Shelter

Lower Gridiron Shelter

4 person hut bivvy under rock overhang   More ▶︎
Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

An interesting cross country trip in Kahurangi National Park   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron picture window

Upper Gridiron picture window

The picture window above the door at Upper Gridiron hut. taken Mar 2006   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron hut. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron hut. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron Hut

Half hut and half rock overhang -- a most unusual place.   More ▶︎
The Fridge that used to be at Upper Gridiron Shelter

The Fridge that used to be at Upper Gridiron Shelter

Not there anymore.   More ▶︎
Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

An interesting cross country trip in Kahurangi National Park involving a stretch of unmarked ridge travel   More ▶︎
Stone Hut

Stone Hut

Not made of stone but lots of stones on the track upstram from here   More ▶︎
Blue duck / whio

Blue duck / whio

The blue duck is an uncommon duck found on swiftly flowing rivers only in New Zealand. This one was swimming ...   More ▶︎
Stone Hut

Stone Hut

On the Wangapeka track. Very cosy. Saw Whio in the river adjacent to the hut.   More ▶︎
Stone Hut (Kahurangi)

Stone Hut (Kahurangi)

Stone Hut is situated on the banks of the Wangapeka River where it meets Stone Creek. The Wangapeka Track continues ...   More ▶︎
Wankapeka Saddle

Wankapeka Saddle

Wangapeka Saddle from Matiri Tops   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur

Mt Arthur

Straightforward climb to the summit of Mt Arthur (1795m) on the Arthur Range.   More ▶︎
Lake Peel

Lake Peel

Pleasant walk to an alpine lake in the Cobb Valley.   More ▶︎
Matiri Wangapeka ridge from Nuggett Knob

Matiri Wangapeka ridge from Nuggett Knob

This photo shows the whole ridge. Point 1442 above Hurricane Hut is in the middle and the tarn is on ...   More ▶︎
Wangapeka Saddle

Wangapeka Saddle

Wangapeka Saddle from Nuggett Knob. Mt Luna to the right   More ▶︎
Kiwi Saddle Hut

Kiwi Saddle Hut

Kiwi Saddle Hut, Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
kiwi saddle hut

kiwi saddle hut

6 bed doc hut open fire water stunning veiws   More ▶︎
Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Kiwi Saddle Hut after a light overnight snow.   More ▶︎
The route to Lake Peel

The route to Lake Peel

The Cobb Reservoir fills the glacial valley.   More ▶︎
Mt. Arthur Hut

Mt. Arthur Hut

Nice little hut popular with day-trippers from Flora carpark. Gas stove and heater. Allows an interesting 5 hour excursion up ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut

A popular rest point on the way to climb Mt Arthur. Some people here are actually staying the night at ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut

Easy loop to a hut at the bushline of the Arthur Range.   More ▶︎
Mt.Arthur hut in snow Sept 2010

Mt.Arthur hut in snow Sept 2010

A cold but fun stay over in the Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut entrance in snow.   More ▶︎
Sunrise from Mt Arthur Hut

Sunrise from Mt Arthur Hut

A crowded hut means an early start - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Kakapo hut

Kakapo hut

Kakapo hut is near the river on the TL bank of the middle reaches of the Kakapo River. The Kakapo ...   More ▶︎
Kakapo hut Oct 2010

Kakapo hut Oct 2010

Kakapo hut is near the river on the TL bank of the middle reaches of the Kakapo River. The Kakapo ...   More ▶︎
Nuggett Knob Close up

Nuggett Knob Close up

Only one more hill to go over before the Wangapeka   More ▶︎
Myttons at dawn

Myttons at dawn

Privately maintainted hut.   More ▶︎
Myttons' view

Myttons' view

Myttons Cobb Reservoir view   More ▶︎
View from Myttons Hut, looking up Cobb Valley

View from Myttons Hut, looking up Cobb Valley

Lynette Salisbury on the Cobb. Distant peaks at valley head are Xenicus Peak & Aorere Peak.   More ▶︎
Myttons Hut

Myttons Hut

Four bunks with mattresses. Water from tap outside - possibly from nearby creek. From 1994, DOC have stopped maintaining this quaint ...   More ▶︎
Myttons Hut 2009

Myttons Hut 2009

Freshly painted by 'FOM', Easter 2009.   More ▶︎
Lake Peel

Lake Peel

Pretty, circular lake in Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
Dragonfly nymph

Dragonfly nymph

Floating in Lake Peel, in the Cobb Valley.   More ▶︎
Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Six bunk hut in NZFS style. Tent sites available in clearing around hut. In early January 2007 there were a ...   More ▶︎
at the top of Wilkinson Track

at the top of Wilkinson Track

above the tree-line, Wilkinson Track requires a push through Spaniard grass followed by a steep climb to Baton saddle – ...   More ▶︎
Baton Valley Track

Baton Valley Track

From Baton Saddle, the route follows snow-poles steeply down to the valley floor through Spaniard grass thickets (not the most ...   More ▶︎
Baton Saddle

Baton Saddle

from Baton Saddle, looking N across the top of Wilkinson’s Track into the Leslie Valley – Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Baton Valley

Baton Valley

looking S from Baton Saddle, Flanagan’s Hut is on the edge of the valley cloud, a very steep descent and ...   More ▶︎
Descent from Baton Saddle

Descent from Baton Saddle

following the pole-line from Baton Saddle doesn’t avoid the Spaniard grass ! – Apr 2011   More ▶︎

Ellis Hut

Hut on a tributary of the Ellis River, on the flanks of the Arthur Range. A route continues past the ...   More ▶︎

Ellis Hut / Murderer's Hut (Hawke's Bay)

This is a historic hut which is available for recreational use. The hut was built 1884 for Poporangi Station, and ...   More ▶︎

Ellis Basin Hut

A six bunk hut hiding at the bottom of the Ellis Basin on the south side of Mt Arthur. Caving ...   More ▶︎
Flora Hut

Flora Hut

An old hut in a large clearing 35 minutes from Flora Carpark, built around the 1920s. It is seldom stayed ...   More ▶︎

Cobb River campsite

Camping on grassy river flats in the Cobb Valley. Ample walking options in the area.   More ▶︎
Flora Hut Walk

Flora Hut Walk

Easy walk over Flora Saddle to Flora Hut. This is a good family walk, but the hut is basic. There ...   More ▶︎
upper gridion shelter

upper gridion shelter

4 person hut rock bivvy   More ▶︎

Flora Huts

Long before the road was pushed up the Graham Valley, hikers had to leave the old Salisbury farm at Pokororo. ...   More ▶︎
Looking up at the corrugated iron overhang

Looking up at the corrugated iron overhang

Must to have been fun putting that up!   More ▶︎
Flora Hut

Flora Hut

Flora Hut on a sunny day   More ▶︎

Tasman Wilderness Area

Region of undeveloped remote wilderness in Kahurangi National Park, stretching from the Garibaldi Ridge to the Heaphy River.   More ▶︎
Trilobite Hut

Trilobite Hut

popular hut.   More ▶︎
Trilobite Hut

Trilobite Hut

cosy hut with log fire, easy access, good starting point to explore the area.   More ▶︎
Trilobite Hut

Trilobite Hut

A large road-end hut. Picnic table and barbecue outside.   More ▶︎
Cobb Valley

Cobb Valley

A beautiful, easy tramp for beginners. The valley had many grassy flats so there are wonderful views all the way. ...   More ▶︎
Cobb Reservior from Lookout

Cobb Reservior from Lookout

view on the way to Balloon Hut.   More ▶︎
Asbestos Cottage

Asbestos Cottage

A quaint hut with history - some of the original occupant's belongings still present and in use. Asbestos Cottage was ...   More ▶︎
Asbestos Cottage

Asbestos Cottage

First view as you come out of the bush into the clearing   More ▶︎

Asbestos Track

A gently graded mine road climbing to an asbestos mine and 1890s cottage.   More ▶︎
Mount Patriarch Tops

Mount Patriarch Tops

Mount Patriarch Tops, Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
Asbestos mine - human debris

Asbestos mine - human debris

You want boots? Here's some.   More ▶︎

Roaring Lion Hut

Roaring Lion hut   More ▶︎
Johnson River Oct 2010

Johnson River Oct 2010

This pic was taken about 10 minutes above Johnson hut on the lower reaches of the Johnson River. The prominent ...   More ▶︎
Johnson hut

Johnson hut

This is a 1957 vintage NZFS Nelson Conservancy design four bunk hut. It is located in a small clearing amongst ...   More ▶︎
Johnson hut Oct 2010

Johnson hut Oct 2010

This is a 1957 vintage NZFS Nelson Conservancy design four bunk hut. It is located in a small clearing amongst ...   More ▶︎
Flora Carpark Snowed in Car

Flora Carpark Snowed in Car

A car believed to have been left behind from a party rescued from Mt Arthur/Flora area recently to my trip ...   More ▶︎
Flanagans Hut

Flanagans Hut

taken from beside the Baton Stream, Flanagan's Hut is a welcome respite after a descent from Baton Saddle - Apr ...   More ▶︎
Flanagans Hut

Flanagans Hut

a very pleasant 8-bunk hut – no water tank but the Baton stream is 20m from the door – Apr ...   More ▶︎
Baton Saddle from Flanagan’s Hut

Baton Saddle from Flanagan’s Hut

Mist closing in on the saddle – Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Baton Stream

Baton Stream

the water supply for Flanagan’s Hut – Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Flora Shelter - Kahurangi Nat Pk.

Flora Shelter - Kahurangi Nat Pk.

Flora Shelter in the Kahurangi National Park. Lovely spot but bugger to get to in snow without 4wd!   More ▶︎
Kahurangi National Park

Kahurangi National Park

New Zealand's second largest, and youngest national park, dating from 1996. A large area of land at the top of ...   More ▶︎
Lodestone

Lodestone

A track leading to the summit of Lodestone, a peak north of the popular Mt Arthur. The easiest route follows ...   More ▶︎
Mt Lodestone

Mt Lodestone

Mt Lodestone from Gordons Pyramid - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Loveridge Hut

Loveridge Hut

An overnight trip to a less-used hut in Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
Sylvester Hut

Sylvester Hut

Sylvester Hut as you return from Lake Sylvester. (better photographs invited ;)   More ▶︎
Sylvester Hut

Sylvester Hut

Modern 12 bunk hut with heater (not stove), bench seating and two sleeping platforms with a sink and two toilets ...   More ▶︎
Camping by the Tarn on the Matiri Wangapeka Ridge

Camping by the Tarn on the Matiri Wangapeka Ridge

There was one established tent site and we found room for another tent.   More ▶︎
Lake Sylvester

Lake Sylvester

20 min from Lake Sylvester Hutt.   More ▶︎
Lake Sylvester Hut

Lake Sylvester Hut

Replacement/ Upgrade of "Bushline Hutt"   More ▶︎
Tarn - Matiri Tops

Tarn - Matiri Tops

Tarn, and sole campspot / water source on the Matiri Tops. 3km north of pt1442   More ▶︎
Tarn on the Matiri to Wangapeka ridge

Tarn on the Matiri to Wangapeka ridge

This little tarn is the only water along the ridge and also makes a good camping spot if you want ...   More ▶︎
Patches of bush on Matiri Range Dec 2017

Patches of bush on Matiri Range Dec 2017

This view shows the landscape of the Matiri Range and looks SW from near Point 1393m. You need to cross ...   More ▶︎
The Way Down

The Way Down

If you're heading S along the Lockett Range, don't worry about where to descend to Lake Sylvester - it's pretty ...   More ▶︎
John Reid Hut

John Reid Hut

Standard DOC hut in Kahurangi. Access Via the ridge from Mt. Patriach and Kiwi Saddle Hut or up from the ...   More ▶︎
John Reid Hut

John Reid Hut

John Reid hut. Standard 6 bunk hut. Water in small stream 20m towards toilet. Superb sunrises!   More ▶︎