Top Toaroha hut

This hut is located on the Bannatyne Flats towards the head of the Toaroha River. It is on the main valley track about an hour below the Toaroha Saddle & within a days walk of the roadend.

This is a fairly typical circa 1970 NZFS six bunk hut that has had its open fire replaced with a stove. It replaced the former Top Toaroha hut which was also on the TL of the Toaroha but about 30 mins down river. The "Old" Top T hut lingered on for a long time but was demolished in the 80's?

Top Toaroha hut Jan 2009 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 6
6
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
Quickest walk in is via the main valley Toaroha track which is maintained by DOC or their contractors. (It takes most parties a day to get to the hut if carrying full packs) The road end for this track start is the end of Middlebranch Road which turns south off Upper Kokatahi Road. There is a large DOC sign at this turn off.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
864m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BV19
Map
ID 5885

About this hut

Added 20 September 2010 by glennjglennj. 1 revision 20 September 2010 by glennjglennj.
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