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DOC Manawatu Rangitikei Area Manager Jason Roxburgh at Mid-Pohangina Hut
All maintainence of this hut is done by the Palmerston North Tramping and Mountaineering Club donations are welcome and suggested to be a minimum of $5 a night, alternatively DOC Hut tickets are accepted (DOC still supplies the water proof, fire proof matteresses). If you would prefer to make a bank transfer please make contact with the Palmerston North Tramping and Mountaineering Club through their web site.
Grid reference: Topo50 map sheet BL36, E1859098, N5561813
Cross farmland and then sidle high above the picturesque Pohangina River in the Ruahine Forest Park before crossing a swingbridge and heading to the hut. Stay a night and return the same way.
There is a bit of everything on this tramp in the Ruahine Forest Park. Open tops, rivers and bush travel.
The Ruahine Forest Park consists of beautiful bush-covered ranges. Recreational opportunities include tramping, hunting, cross country skiing, snowboarding, rafting, kayaking, fishing, swimming and camping.
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