Hamilton Hut

Craigieburn Forest Park

A large hut on the Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track. The hut is well situated on a terrace above the wide Hamilton Creek flats just above its confluence with the Harper River. Two sleeping areas, a large stone fireplace with wood burner, a balcony, and ample grassy camping. A day walk from here leads to the Pinnacles on the Harper River.

Hamilton Hut - Dec 2009 • By jas_hill. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Serviced Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 20
20
Facilities
Mountain radio, Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Cass-Lagoon Saddle Track: from Cass Saddle to the northeast, or Lagoon Saddle to the north. Also via four-wheel drive track along the Harper River from Lake Coleridge.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
800m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BW20
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/canterbury/waimakariri/hamilton-hut/
Map
ID 1529

About this hut

Added 30 August 2006 by nufannufan. 3 revisions, most recently 27 October 2009 by MatthewMatthew.
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