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French Ridge Hut, Mt Aspiring National Park

French Ridge Hut. Photo supplied
Area
Mt Aspiring National Park
Distance
15.8km one way
Time
2 days
Grade
Moderate
Accom.
French ridge Hut (serviced alpine, NZ Alpine Club hut tickets required, 20 bunks)
Access
Raspberry Flat car park is approximately 50km west of Wanaka at the end of the Wanaka - Mt Aspiring Rd
Map
CA11
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The walk up the Matukituki Valley is easy going and a popular destination for trampers and day trippers.

Take the track all the way to the valley head and the start of the difficult section – the climb of French Ridge to the hut.

The ridge gains 920m in altitude in the space of 2km.

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