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.
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|