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Dubious Bivouac, Clarence Reserve, Kaikoura

Dubious Biv. Photo: Kerry Clapham
Area
Clarence Reserve, Kaikoura
Distance
9.31km
Total Ascent
Moderate
Time
6hr
Grade
Moderate
Accom.
Dubious Bivouac (basic, 2 bunks)
Access
4WD access from the Inland Kaikoura Rd to Dubious Stream takes 3hr and is accessed just after Kahutara River when driving from Kaikoura. The road is locked though DOC holds several open weekends during the summer months.
Map
BT27
GPX File
Dubious Biv (gpx, yo 12 KB)
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Due to the numerous stream crossings this route should only be undertaken in fine weather. Strike out along the stream, crossing and recrossing the stream. Stick to the true left of Dubious after passing Lacebark Stream. The biv is on a terrace about 20-30m above the stream.