Maitai Dam to Pelorus via Rocks Hut is a 19.4 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Nelson, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking.

Length19.4 miElevation gain5,643 ftRoute typePoint to point
BackpackingCampingHikingNature tripsForestRiverRockyNo dogs
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Day 1 - start the tramp at the Maitai Dam car park and proceed on the south east to Rush Pool - from there we trek up towards Maungatapu veering south west at the junction, climbing up to the Little Twin and Dun Mountain ridge summits - from Dun Mountain head further south west to connect to the Saddle-Rocks Hut route and stay overnight at Rock Huts - if you reach the hut early enough head up the short NNW track see The Rocks Day 2: head SSE then SE then E towards Middy Creek Hut joining the Pelorus Valley route there - then heading E then NE then E towards Captains Creek Hut then from Captains Creek Hut trek E. then NE then N to join the Maungatapu Road to meet a lift you have prearranged out

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