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Tarn camping, Ahuriri Conservation Park

The frozen tarn sits in a basin beneath Pts 1929 and 1922. Photo: Dennis Radermacher
Distance
7.87km
Total Ascent
1399m
Time
Car park to tarns at Pt1479, 6hr; Pt1479 to tarn at Pt1929, 1-1.5hr
Grade
Moderate
Access
Use the car park right by the second bridge after Lake Ohau Alpine Village
Map
BZ14
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