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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.
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.
Grid reference: Topo50 map sheet BL36, E1859098, N5561813
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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