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Snowy seclusion

Heavy snow at the Waipakihi Hut. Photo: Neil Silverwood
Car park to Waipakihi River, 5-6hr; Waipakihi River to Waipakihi Hut, 4-6hr; Waipakihi Hut via Umukarikari Range and Urchin, 6-8hr
Camping in the lower Waipakihi; Waipakihi Hut, 12 bunk
From the Kaimanawa Road south of Turangi
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Waipakihi Hut via Waipakihi River, Kaimanawa Forest Park  My billy simmered gently on the MSR stove. I could already taste the hard-earned cup of tea. I was chilled and my...

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