Pourangaki Hut

Ruahine Forest Park

Pouragaki Hut (8-bunk, stove, tank water) is a warm, sheltered hut in a north-facing grassy basin above the Pourangaki River, Ruahine Ranges. There are 8 matresses on two platforms.

A valley floor location, unobstructed by trees, and with all-day sunshine it's a toasty spot. The hut lies 50m below the main Pourangaki high-point to Hikurangi range track. It's about 300m from the main river - a track leads from the river to the hut, starting upriver of the swingbridge.

Pourangaki River • By Briar. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 8
8
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Kelly Knight Roadend: Here -> Kelly Knight Hut (3km, 1.5-3 hrs riverbed route) -> roadend (4km, 1-2 hrs, sidle track)

Rangawahia Roadend (Renfrew Rd): Here -> Rangawahia Skifield Hut (10km) -> Roadend (3km)

Purity Roadend: Here -> Purity Hut (6.5km, 2.5-4hrs, 800m climb, tracks) -> Roadend (5km, track, 1.5-3hrs)

Titirangi Roadend (Deadman's track): 12km, track

Triangle Hut: Here -> Triangle Hut (6km, 600m climb, route / track, 3-6hrs)

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
800m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BL36
Map
ID 6076

About this hut

Added 1 November 2010 by madpommadpom. 2 revisions, most recently 1 November 2010 by madpommadpom.
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