Shamrock Hut (Ahuriri)

Ahuriri Conservation Park

Shamrock Hut (2 bunks, matreses, fireplace, firewood avail., stream water) is an old station hut in the mid-reaches of the Ahuriri. The hut sits on the bushline beside a small stream and firewood / water are readily available.

The hut gets moderate use from hunters, trampers and fishermen. Red deer are present in beech forests on the valleyside, and chamois and thar at their respective altitudes both above the main valley and side valleys. For more information on the hut and track in see link below.

South Temple - Watson Col • By madpom.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 2
2
Facilities
Toilet, Open fireplace
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Ahuriri Base Hut / roadend: 8km, 4WD track

Huxley / Hopkins: Shamrock Hut -> Hagens Hut (6km, 4WD) -> Top Hut (4km, 4WD) -> Sth Huxley Biv (13km, unmarked alpine route) -> Huxley Forks Hut (7km, unmaintained track) -> Lake Ohau roadend / Huxley Lodge (16km, 4-8 hrs, track)

South Temple Hut (14km, 5-10hrs) unmarked alpine route via Watson Strm & 1900m col (G38 475662)

Scrubby Hut (Hunter): (14km, 6-12hrs) very hard, unmarked alpine route via Little Canyon Creek

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
820m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BZ14
Link
https://www.youtu...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozm89Rqdvd4
Map
ID 2147

About this hut

Added 1 July 2007 by madpommadpom. 3 revisions, most recently 29 October 2018 by MnementhMnementh.
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