Warning: this route segment has been merged into Blue Lake Hut to West Sabine Hut via track (Tramping track).

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Draft: From Blue Lake Hut to West Sabine Hut via Travers Saddle
Distance: 7.4 km (9.5 DOC hours) - Tramping track - Easy-moderate terrain
Altitude: 596m to 1133m. Gain: 121m. Loss: 652m . Gradient: 6 deg (Steep)
Skills: - Streams (2/6)
GPX info source: Uploaded from GPS

Blue Lake is at a height of 1,200m with the track down the Sabine steep and losing height quickly and the Sabine river falling impressively over rock chutes (Figure 22a). The DOC track, and part of the Te Araora trial, is surprisingly rough, possibly due to the bad weather the previous December.

Last updated by: Admin at 2022-05-29 00:59:55. Experienced: 2021-02-13
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