"Top" Waitahu biv

This biv is situated in the headwaters of the Waitahu River. It is high in the scrub zone almost at the tussock line. Very few people walk in to this biv. Most visitors fly in, either chamois hunters or DOC staff doing hut checks.

Shaw Stream route to Waitahu biv Dec 2009 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 2
2
Facilities
Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
Untracked and unmarked routes exist from 1/ Lake Stream biv via the tops at the head of Lake Stream, dropping into the head of Shaw Stream then crossing a col and dropping down to the biv. 2/ Up the Waitahu River from Montgomerie hut. (A long bush bash)
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,300m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BT22
Map
ID 5753

About this hut

Added 30 August 2010 by glennjglennj. 1 revision 28 April 2011 by glennjglennj.
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