Altitude: 534m to 701m. Gain: 172m. Loss: 23m . Gradient: 1 deg (Flat)
Skills: - Occasional rivers (3/6)
From the roadend at Huxley lodge, cross the Hopkins directly towards the Dobson. Follow the Dobson river flats upstream to Grough Hut, which sits atop an alluvial fan on the western bank in beech. 5-8hrs
A 4WD track traverses the eastern valleyside but is on private land and permission may be required from Glen Lyon station to use it. The two lower huts (Station Hut and Le Crens Hut) are both private and permission is required from Glen Lyon to use them.