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Altitude: 676m to 1224m. Gain: 307m. Loss: 778m . Gradient: 9 deg (Moderate)
Skills: - Occasional rivers (3/6)
From the Carrick Racehead Hut, drop to Coal Creek and climb the good spur opposite. Pick up the Craigroy Track inside the reserve and follow it (public easement) through farmland to the Nevis River.
The Nevis is fordable in low-normal flows (knee-thigh deep). Follow the Schoolhouse Flat track t the Nevis Valley Road. There is camping at the river on the west side.