to top. The avalanche blocked the river and created the lake to the right of the track; dead trees emerge from the water. Beyond Clinton Forks, the track heads up the West Branch of the Clinton River. This new 40-bunk hut was built after the Clinton Forks Hut was removed in 1997 when the river was threatening to carry it away. Great Walks of New Zealand, safety in the outdoors, fiordland. Day 1: Glade Wharf to Neale Burn Hut. The fee for this varies between each Great Walk. You should consider leaving your pack at Quintin Hut and following the spur to Sutherland Falls (a.5 -hour round trip).
The pass is.5-2 hour climb from the hut, and offers spectacular views at sunset on a clear evening. Begin the day with a gradual climb to the source of the Clinton River, pretty Lake Mintaro. Walking the Milford Track. Day 3: Mintaro Hut to Dumpling Hut. Prairie Lake, at the start of this stretch, is a good place for a swim, since the water is marginally warmer than other lakes in the valley. There are a number of specialist tour operators who can aide you in bringing your Milford Track walking experience to life. Before it was removed, it was possible to step off the porch of the Clinton Forks Hut into 3m drop to the Clinton River. Quintin, another private hut, has an airstrip, several buildings for guided trampers and a day-use shelter for independent walkers. There are many frame bridges along this stretch, and the track ascends more steeply as it passes a side track to St Quintin Falls, eventually working its way to Lake Mintaro and Mintaro Hut the second night stopover for independent hikers. Department of Conservation, click the link below for more information and detailed maps for this trail.
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The track then levels out and crosses the rest of the alpine pass, there are impressive views all around of the Clinton and Arthur valleys and several nearby peaks. The track begins to climb a rock shoulder of the valley, laboriously cut with axes a century ago, above Lake Ada. All independent walkers must spend the first night here because the hut at Mintaro will be fully used by the party that left Glade Wharf the previous day. The track leaves Quintin Hut and descends Gentle Annie Hill, re-entering thick forest, which is often slippery and wet. It is recommended that you book in advance for this popular walk.
Waterfalls feather down on both sides of the valley, and a short walk to the left leads to a waterfall view. Just beyond the swing bridge the track crosses a bridge over Mackay Creek, then comes to the side track to Mackay Falls and Bell Rock. There are fine views of Dudleigh Falls shortly before Quintin Hut. During the walk, there are three public lodges on the track (run by the Department of Conservation, as outlined in the suggested itinerary above) as well as three private lodges, run. Time:.5 hours, the track continues alongside the Clinton River to Clinton Forks, the site of the first overnight stop for independent walkers until 1998. It crosses Clinton River a second time and begins to follow a series of switchbacks out of the bush and into the alpine sections of the route. If you are hiking the walk independently, you will need to book in advance - bookings can be made online here. If the weather is fair, trampers like to spend some extra time at the pass. Skip to content, giants Gate Falls, photo: Graham Dainty. After around two hours of walking the track reaches the private Boatshed Shelter (a morning tea stop for guided walkers) and then crosses the Arthur River on a large swing bridge.