Itinerary: This a very scenic run on a largely good and well marked track.  The route involves some river crossings and a car shuttle from start to finish. Begin Cass carpark 700m. Run up the Cass river to Cass Saddle Hut and over the Cass Saddle Pass 1326m. Then easy run downhill run all the way to Hamilton Hut 800m. Then turn right up the Harper River to West Harper Hut. Keep going to Lagoon Saddle A frame hut, then around the E side of Mt Bruce peaking at 1200m then downhill to Bealy Hut 800m. Total 34km and 2100 ascent – benchmark running time might be 5 hrs, or fast tramping in 10 hrs. All of this is weather dependant, if cancelled will be on a following weekend. 

Leader: Byron Harvey 021-294-7591 [email protected]
Gear: Light pack with food, water, raincoat, thermals, warm hat and gloves, first aid kit, PLB, trail running shoes, sun hat, glasses.
Meeting: Russley Z petrol station 7am.