Altitude: 310m to 761m. Gain: 172m. Loss: 623m . Gradient: 7 deg (Moderate)
From Splugeons Shelter the benched marked tramping track descends on a moderate, steady gradient to a bridged crossing of the Leslie River.
It's a pleasant stroll from the bridge on the TL of the Leslie River to the Wilkinson Tk turnoff which is signposted 4km before Karamea Bend Hut.