Cone Hut

An outstanding example of bush carpentry. Built in 1946, renovated using original techniques in 1987. Adzed totara plank sleeping platform, dirt floor. Water from nearby stream. Interesting long drop - "Punga House of Pohy". Nice picnic table outside.

This hut is the second oldest hut in the Tararuas, and is maintained by the Tararua Tramping Club.

Access 6 hours from the Kaitoke road end (1 hour from Tutuwai Hut), 5 hours across Cone Saddle from Totara Flats Hut.
Bookings Not available (first come, first served)
Facilities Toilet, Open fireplace
Water supply Natural water source
Mobile phone coverage No coverage
Category Basic Hut/Bivvy
Owner DOC
Sleeps 12
Altitude 340m
ID 1160

About this hut

Added 8 December 20058 December 2005 by ianfiskianfisk. 1 revision 7 April 20147 April 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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