Last Updated: 22nd Apr 2024

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Woolshed Creek Hut via 4wd route

Mt Somers Village, Canterbury

Submitted by Sonja Vreugdenhil

Last Updated: 22nd Apr 2024

Beginner - Intermediate

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Grunt Factor: 16 ?

Gnarl Factor: 28 ?

10.0km

505m

500m

920m

  

  

  

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Trail Map

Type of Run

Front country - easily accessible

Out and Back

Very hilly

Native bush

Open tussock/grasslands

Run Makeup

50%
50%

Farm Road / 4WD Track

Moderate Single Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +10.0%

Average Downhill Gradient: -9.9%

Trailhead

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Estimated Times to Run

3:00

Slow

1:30

Moderate

1:00

Fast

Mt Somers track is well signposted. From the Carpark - follow the signs to Woolshed Creek Hut. There is an intersection by a fence where you can go straight to continue on single track or left to continue on the 4wd track. Take the left hand track and follow the track to the hut.

At the hut there is a creek where water can be filled up from the stream and a toilet if needed.

There are a few short detours on the track where it is possible to see old coal mine remains.

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Ample car parking at the start of the track. Some cellphone reception at the carpark.

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Moderate.

Follow the track from Woolshed Creek Carpark to Woolshed Creek hut.
At the intersection by the fence, take the left hand route to the 4wd track - this is signposted with an orange arrow.

Very patchy.

Lightweight fleece top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Gloves, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map

Some water available at Woolshed Creek Hut.

Over winter this area can be prone to snowfall and icy conditions.

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Katie Oliver

Katie Oliver

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