Timaru Creek Tramp (not in book anymore)

Timaru Creek loop tramp to Junction Hut, eastern side of Lake Hawea, New Zealand.

GPS: -44.539092° 169.316288°

Timaru Creek Junction Hut tramp overview 1

Timaru Creek Junction Hut tramp overview 1

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Timaru Creek Junction Hut tramp overview 2

Timaru Creek Junction Hut tramp overview 2

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This is a view of Timaru Creek from across Lake Hawea. Note the 4WD route angling up the hillside.

This is a view of Timaru Creek from across Lake Hawea. Note the 4WD route angling up the hillside.

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Carpark map of Timaru Creek Junction Hut loop route.

Carpark map of Timaru Creek Junction Hut loop route.

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Lake Hawea from the East Side road to Timaru Creek.

Lake Hawea from the East Side road to Timaru Creek.

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Timaru Creek Bridge.

Timaru Creek Bridge.

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Timaru Creek spilling into Lake Hawea.

Timaru Creek spilling into Lake Hawea.

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Trailhead for the Junction Hut loop tramp.

Trailhead for the Junction Hut loop tramp.

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Looking across Lake Hawea from Junction Hut loop tramp.

Looking across Lake Hawea from Junction Hut loop tramp.

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The upper bit of the route to Junction Hut.

The upper bit of the route to Junction Hut.

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Looking up Timaru Creek from the end of the disused 4WD route.

Looking up Timaru Creek from the end of the disused 4WD route.

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Looking down at the proverbial junction from the loop route, the hut looking tiny on lower left.

Looking down at the proverbial junction from the loop route, the hut looking tiny on lower left.

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The old-timey Junction Hut.

The old-timey Junction Hut.

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Inside the Junction Hut.

Inside the Junction Hut.

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Fording Timaru Creek--one of the 15-ish steam crossings between the Junction Hut and the trailhead,

Fording Timaru Creek–one of the 15-ish steam crossings between the Junction Hut and the trailhead,

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Fording Timaru Creek.

Fording Timaru Creek.

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Timaru Creek Ford, Lake Hawea east side.

Timaru Creek Ford, Lake Hawea east side.

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Timaru Creek track ford.

Timaru Creek track ford.

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Decrepid campground at the mouth of Timaru Creek.

Decrepid campground at the mouth of Timaru Creek.

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Timaru Creek Tramp from east shore of Lake Hawea to Junction Hut.

GPS: -44.539092° 169.316288°

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