Lake Christabel Hut

Victoria Forest Park

A tidy hut situated on the TL bank of the Blue Grey River about 20 minutes above Lake Christabel near the junction with the Rough Saddle & Robinson Saddle tracks.

Lake Christabel hut August 2010 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 8
8
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Natural water source
Getting there
Getting there
1/ From Palmer Road up the Blue Grey River.

2/ From the Rough Creek bridge, SH 7 Speargrass Flat, Maruia River via Rough Saddle

3/ From Top Robinson hut via Robinson Saddle.

All of these routes are cut and marked tracks. Nos. 2 & 3 have snow poling through the saddles.

4/ From Boscawen Saddle, either dropping down to the head of the Blue Grey and then gaining height to the track to avoid scrub-bashing, or sidling across a scree (one hour's travel) to Robinson Saddle.

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
682m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BT22
Map
ID 2650

About this hut

Added 30 January 2008 by chris1chris1. 4 revisions, most recently 26 March 2018 by HonoraHonora.
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