Barker Hut

Arthur's Pass National Park

At 1560m, Neville Barker Memorial Hut is the highest in Arthur's Pass National Park, surrounded by the glaciers of the Shaler Range. It was built 1980 to replace the first hut built 1945. It is a base for climbers and part of a route over White Col into the Wilberforce Valley.

Barker Hut • By Briar. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: Canterbury Mountaineering Club
Category
Serviced Alpine Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 10
10
Facilities
Mountain radio, Toilet
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
From Klondyke Corner via the Waimakariri and White Rivers, or from the Wilberforce River via Burnet Stream and White Col.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access

Fees are $5 per night for non-members. Payment details: http://www.cmc.net.nz/huts

Other
Altitude
1,560m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BV20
Link
www.cmc.net.nz/hu...http://www.cmc.net.nz/huts/barker_hut
Map
ID 1559

About this hut

Added 20 November 2006 by MatthewMatthew. 4 revisions, most recently 3 April 2017 by MatthewMatthew.
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