Distance: 4.1 km (2.5 DOC hours) - Tramping track - Easy-moderate terrain
Altitude: 714m to 1481m. Gain: 33m. Loss: 776m . Gradient: 12 deg (Moderate)
Skills: Alpine weather (2/7) Winter - Snow/ice underfoot (2/7)
GPX info source: Drawn on map

From Vension Tops Hut head south to the junction that heads east to Ballard Hut, Whetu & the main ridge of the Kaweka Range. From the junction continue heading south & climb to the open tops of pt 1490. Swing SW & drop to the bush line & continue dropping to the NW side of pt 1368. From the NW side of this high point swing south & drop down the spur to Rocks Ahead Stream, cross this & climb to Rocks Ahead Hut.