Altitude: 257m to 290m. Gain: 40m. Loss: 15m . Gradient: 4 deg (Flat)
Skills: - Occasional rivers (3/5)
From the forks with the Mangone, continue upriver on the 4WD track. The track crosses the river twice at a short gorge - knee deep and easily flooded. The 4WD track ends and a tramping track climbs east onto terraces where Otapukawa Hut is located 100m from the river.