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French Ridge Hut, Mt Aspiring National Park

French Ridge Hut. Photo supplied
Mt Aspiring National Park
15.8km one way
2 days
French ridge Hut (serviced alpine, NZ Alpine Club hut tickets required, 20 bunks)
Raspberry Flat car park is approximately 50km west of Wanaka at the end of the Wanaka - Mt Aspiring Rd
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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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