Copland Shelter

Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park

Copland Emergency Shelter on the east side of the Copeland Pass. This is serious country and should only be undertaken by experienced and suitably equipped parties. Check with DOC for the latest reports on the condition of the Hooker Glacier and the morraine wall.

Copland Shelter • By Andrew Barker.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Shelter
Sleeps
Sleeps 4
4
Facilities
Mountain radio
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Via the Copland Ridge from the Hooker Glacier. A steep hard climb with an unstable morraine wall to climb first!

From the Copeland Valley via the Copland Pass. Ice axe and Cramptons essential!

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,960m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BX15
Map
ID 4060

About this hut

Added 7 June 2009 by Andrew BarkerAndrew Barker. 2 revisions, most recently 25 February 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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