Salmon Creek Lower Bivvy

Last model of NZFS 2 person bivvy (as per Bob's Biv). Curved, corrugated iron cladding with internal plywood lining of walls and floor. 2 bunks, cooking bench and bench parallel to bunks. Well insulated. Mattresses removed in 2006 have been replaced in 2009! Situated in bend of Salmon Creek on small, flat open terrace amid beech forest. Campsites around biv, sufficient for 3 tents. Good Fireplace with waratah beside hut for toasting marshmellows and cooking on.

Lower Salmon Creek Biv • By Hugh vN. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 2
2
Facilities
Toilet
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
Via Wharfdale track from View Hill carpark or former Townshend Huts site. Occasionally reached from Waimak R. via Salmon Creek
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
570m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BW22
Map
ID 3401

About this hut

Added 22 January 2009 by HonoraHonora. 2 revisions, most recently 29 August 2010 by HonoraHonora.
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