Ball Shelter [Removed 2009]

Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

Perched on the edge of the Tasman Glacier moraine wall. Although this hut is only about 5km from the summit of Aoraki / Mount Cook, the summit is hidden from view. Good views of the Tasman Glacier and Malte Brun Range opposite.

Ball pass route 1996 • By Sunny1. Licence: C.
This hut has been removed or destroyed. Information here is for historical reference only.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Natural shelter
Sleeps
Sleeps 0
0
Facilities
Mountain radio, Toilet
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Along old Ball Hut Road (foot access only) from Blue Lakes car park, Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,020m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BX16
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/plan-and-prepare/alerts/canterbury/ball-shelter-removed/
Map
ID 1095

About this hut

Added 11 October 2005 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 25 February 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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