Wye Creek Track

Point Of Interest

4.5 from 2 users

Description

This steep track follows the pipeline from the dam and leads you to the foot of a rock bluff. A further walk through beech forest takes you to the stream in the Lower Wye Creek basin. 4 hour advanced tramping track. From the carpark by the Wye Creek Bridge, its a 45-min climb to the hydro dam. This steep, zig zag track follows the pipeline from the dam. Dont cross the dam, climb away from the creek the track leads to the foot of a rock bluff. To reach the bush line and the Lower Wye Creek basin from the dam means another hour following a marked, benched track through beech forest. It then emerges beside the stream in the Lower Wye Creek basin. Crosses private land. The track offers rock climbing for all abilities on both sides of the creek, with climbs up to 50 m. This is a high altitude walk and suitable for summer only, when snow may still be present. Be prepared for sudden weather changes. No dogs.

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Location

Lat: -45.135108 Lng: 168.75946

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The Nz Frenzy book has a great description how to get the most outta this spot. Not just for rock climbers.

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