Montgomerie hut

Victoria Forest Park

This hut is located at the junction of the Montgomerie and Waitahu Rivers. There is 4x4 or mountain bike access up the TR of the Waitahu River all the way to the hut. It can be part of a circuit walk from the Capleston carpark incorporating the well known Kirwans hut and various gold and coal mining relics.

Lord Brassey stamper battery Kirwans Creek April 2011 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 6
6
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
1. Easiest: end of Gannons Road which leaves SH69 just north of Reefton at the sawmill. Drive to end of this road. (Sep.22: 4wd road partly washed out due to river erosion. When tramping: some detours required.) 2.Track from Kirwans hut via Kirwans Creek & Montgomerie River but that is the long way to get to this hut and the info is only provided for those interested in a round trip. Thirdly the Murray Creek track from Blacks Point on SH7 can be use
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
335m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BT22
Map
ID 5749

About this hut

Added 30 August 2010 by glennjglennj. 3 revisions, most recently 1 October 2022 by HansNZHansNZ.
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