Milford Track

Day 0: Glade Wharf to Clinton Hut (5 km)

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Departure from Te Anau Downs

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Welcome to Glade Wharf (1.5m more water than usual).

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Yes, we had to wade through that.

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First of many bridges.

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Neither the cold nor sandflies could deter Hamish ...

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... unlike Guy.

Day 1: Clinton Hut to Mintaro Hut (16.5 km)

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Canada geese

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Hidden Lake

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The bridges have a hard life

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Starting the afternoon climb up Mackinnon Pass

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Nicholas Cirque

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The Mackinnon memorial

Day 2: Mintaro Hut to Dumpling Hut (14 km)

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Weather blowing over Mackinnon Pass.

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More water in the cirque after 60mm overnight.

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Looking back down the Clinton Valley from the pass shelter.

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Lots of water heading down with us

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A hitch-hiker on my hat.

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Sutherland Falls (inaccessible due to landslide danger).

Day 3: Dumpling Hut to Sandfly Point (18 km)

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Arthur River

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Signatures of the rock cutters (from 1898).

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Giants Gate falls

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Some very friendly Weka

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Official end of the track

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Milford Sound