Pencil Pine River

Pencil Pine Falls

Verified! Steep Creek Winter Spring Rain Run!

 

Central. Derwent Bridge

Contributed by Daniel Harris

 

Class: IV

Season: Winter - Spring

Time: 30 minutes

Level: Assess waterlevel at bridge over river next to Cradle Mountain Lodge

Shuttle: None

Character: Park and Huck

Suits: White water boats

Get in above bridge. First falls is Pencil Pine Falls (8 m). Second falls is Knyvet Falls (4m). Third falls is now called "Melbourne Bitter". Shortly after is a bridge, walk out on river left back to carpark. Apparently there's another 3 or 4 good rapids before you hit the Dove River and you can walk out by finding the track on river right.

Watch for the pin rock in the approach to Pencil Pine falls.

Pencil Pine River, Pencil Pine Falls. Copyright 2008. All Rights Reserved.

Comments

Apparently there's another 3 or 4 good rapids before you hit the Dove River. Um no, there is a couple of good rapids then a large nasty waterfall. Portage waterfall on River right using track and re-enter on the Dove (presuming you are doing that as well). - Boro

Putting In: Park at Cradle Mountain visitors centre.

Taking Out:

Camping: None known

Entry Date: 17 November 2003

Verified Date: 23/04/2004

Verified by: David Kneen

 

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