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Esquilant Bivvy

$10.00

Mt Aspiring National Park

 

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Summary:

Located high above the valley floor on a col below Mt Earnslaw, this great little biv provides shelter for climbers and adventures exploring this wonderful mountain massif.

 

Location:

2,150m on Wright’s Col between Earnslaw & Leary, Rees Valley, Mount Aspiring National Park.
Detailed map below.

 

Facilities:

2 bench bunks with mattresses (sleeps 6), toilet, but no water tank. Please note that the second older biv has now been demolished and removed completely.

 

Access:

From Earnslaw Hut, 5 hours up grass, scree and across snow face of Leary to col, hut is on west side of col on the slopes of Mount Leary.

 

Fees:

Members $5 per night
Non-members $10 per night
Payable online by credit card or bank transfer (NZ accounts only) – see above, to the NZAC National Office, PO Box 786, Christchurch +64 (0)3 377 7595, or to the Department of Conservation (DoC) offices in Wanaka and Dunedin.

 

Location Map:

View on TopoMaps

Point Location:

POINT (168.40706348 -44.61540031)
NZTopo50: CA10 356 495
NZMS260 (old): E40 459 113

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