Mid Caples Hut

A new $535000 hut opened February 2014, to replace the smaller hut on the site.

The hut provides pleasent views over the grassy flats of the mid-Caples Valley and into the ranges beyond. Mid Caples Hut is situated on the popular Caples track, part of the Caples - Greenstone circuit, and can also be used as part of a shorter circuit from the Dart via Scott Saddle and/or Sleepy Hollow.

The hut offers a warden, cookers, and flushing toilets during summer months.

Access Caples roadend / Greenstone Station (2142700,5575500): 8km (2-4 hours) easy track along river flats

Upper Caples Hut: 7km (1.5-3 hours) easy track along river flats

Kay Creek Hut: 13km (4-8 hours) valley track

Bookings Not available (first come, first served)
Facilities Mountain radio, Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner, Gas/electric cooking
Water supply No water
Mobile phone coverage No coverage
Category Serviced Hut
Owner DOC
Sleeps 24
Altitude 420m
ID 1689

About this hut

Added 22 January 200722 January 2007 by madpommadpom. 1 revision 20 February 201420 February 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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