Price Basin hut

This hut, which is usually known as Price(s) Basin, is located on the TL of the TR branch of the Price River a major tributary of the Whitcombe River. It's in a basin that needs to be accessed by tops routes because lower down the Price River has a waterfall and an impassable gorge.

The hut is an NZFS 1960's four bunker. There is no open fire or stove.

Prices Basin Hut • By major. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Basic Hut/Bivvy
Sleeps
Sleeps 4
4
Facilities
None
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
There is tops access from the Whitcombe & various tributaries, Ivory Lake hut in the head of the Waitaha and a couple of the Mikonui tributaries. The Permolat/Remote Huts Westland website has more detailed route & access information.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,060m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BW18
Map
ID 6565

About this hut

Added 28 March 2011 by glennjglennj. 2 revisions, most recently 11 July 2011 by glennjglennj.
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