Distance: 1.7 km (1.0 DOC hours) - Surfaced walkway - Easy terrain
Altitude: 748m to 1215m. Gain: 536m. Loss: 69m . Gradient: 21 deg (Moderate)
Skills: Alpine weather (2/7)
GPX info source: Uploaded from GPS

A good benched track climbs gently up the spur from Mountain House Shelter to Powell Hut. A couple of steep staircase sections, before exiting the bushline onto a rocky section with good views down the Waiohine Valley to Totara Flats and beyond