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Wilberforce River area – Multi-day Trip
January 20 @ 8:00 am - January 23 @ 6:00 pm
Christine and David will jointly run this trip, and have given the following outline of their plans …
Departing from Timaru early morning on Friday 20th January (in one or two vehicles, depending on numbers going), we will meet up with David at Windwhistle. Once any surplus vehicles have been safely parked we will head up the Wilberforce in convoy, driving upriver to approximately opposite the Moa Hut. The actual distance able to be driven will, of course, depend on the river and track conditions at the time. From there the intention is to go into the Unknown Stream area and spend a couple of day’s exploring the valley, then return to the vehicles and drive out on Monday 23 January.
Unknown Hut has six bunks, but we will also carry tents.
For those with good fitness and experience there is an alternative way to return to the vehicles – climb up to Moa Saddle, tramp through to Moa Stream Hut, stay the night there, then walk down Moa Stream and back to the vehicles.
At this stage we have two 4WD vehicles available, but it would be good to have one more if possible.
Numbers will be limited for this trip, so if you are interested please contact Christine or David as soon as possible.
Note that due to the nature of this trip it will only go ahead if weather and river conditions are looking favourable.
Grade: Moderate to Difficult
Contact: Christine 021 1276964 or David 027 6863550