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 Scotts Knob Loop, Leatham Conservation Area

On the steep climb up from Bull Paddock Stream. Photo: Ray Salisbury
Distance
57.9km
Total Ascent
3932m
Time
Branch River to Mid Silverstream Hut, 7hr; Mid-Silverstream Hut to Bull Paddock Stream Biv, 7-10hr; Bull Paddock Stream Biv to Lost Stream Biv, 8-9hr; Lost Stream Biv to Greigs Hut, 8-9hr
Grade
Difficult
Accom.
Mid Silverstream Hut ($5, five bunks); Bull Paddock Stream Biv (free, two bunks); Lost Stream Biv (free, two bunks); Siberia Hut ($5, six bunks); Greigs Hut ($5, 15 bunks)
Access
Leatham Road, off SH63 (note: the road beyond Leatham Ford requires a 4WD).
Map
BS25, BR25
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Use a 4WD to gain access to the Branch River. Go as far as you can (the author of this trip made it as far as May Stream). Carry on by...

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