Tahr Block

Trip Leader John Furlong

Grade Experienced

Capacity 2

Date 13 May 23 - 15 May 23

Who's coming?

2 people are attending Future Trip

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North Canterbury Deerstalkers Association will conduct this trip with all care within its control Wilderness Hunting can be a dangerous activity. Responsibility for normal safety and conduct remains the responsibility of the individuals. Do not extend beyond your capabilities.

NZTopo50 map sheet:
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates :  E1348833-N5147579


General information

This site is in the Hooker-Landsborough Wilderness Area and is open year round for foot access.

Access information

Helicopter access: Restricted to the designated landing site only during ballot period.

Landing site: NZTM2000 E1348833-N5147579

Road access point: Karangarua or Landsborough.
Foot access: Very difficult, from Kea Flat one long day.

Block specific information

Permissions: DOC hunting permit required
Map: Topo50 BY15

Nice, sheltered campsite under the trees. Limited tent space. Access around block pretty good although upper slopes very steep. Suitable for parties of 4. River/creek water supply.

Hut information

No huts in this area.

Required Gear: Minimum recommendations for every Hunt is Personal Location Beacon (PLB), GPS, Map, Compass, and a suitable form of communication.
Note Whether Hut or Camping, Is Vehicle Access available close to site etc