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Car based camping around Buller/Stirling

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by stony, Aug 29, 2005.

  1. stony

    stony First Runs

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    Hi all. Does anyone have any suggestions for snow camping locations around these locales?
     
  2. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stony, it would be alot easier to find some in that area if you left your car behind, particularly this year. I'm pretty sure all the 4wd tracks out towards speculation are shut over winter.

    Most car-snow camping to be done in Vic. is out towards Reynard, beyond licola and arbuckle junction - ie. the other side of the alps.
     
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    sidetrack One of Us

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    What Mr said. The only place I can think of is Refrigorator Gap and at 1250 or so you will be waiting till next year.

    However with a short walk, Stirling, Bluff Hut, Skene and mabye Cobbler area. 4x4 for all except Stirling.
     
  4. stony

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    thanks mr, I thought as much, was at Mt.Skene last year (day trip only) and I was hoping for something a bit closer.
     
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    echidna Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    We got a pleasant dusting of snow there 2 weekends ago but it would have mostly melted by the afternoon given the crapp season it's been. There was a sizable fallen log over the road just up towards Bluff Hut.
     
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