Carkeek Hut

Tararua Forest Park

Carkeek is located in the middle of the Tararua Forest Park. There are no maintained tracks leading to this hut. Several old NZFS tracks can still be followed, with care. This hut is managed by the exNZFS volunteer group.

Carkeek Hut ,Tararua FP • By OldGoat. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 12
12
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
From McGregor bivy, descending to Waiohine river then up Carkeek ridge approx. 4-5 hours. From Arete Hut, along Tarn Ridge then Carkeek ridge. Approx 3-4 hours. From Nichols hut, descending to Park Forks via old track and then up Carkeek ridge. Approx 4-5 hours. From Dorset Ridge to Park Forks to Carkeek. Approx 4-5hours Tops travel from Arete hut takes about 4 hours
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BN33
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/p...http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/backcountry-huts-by-region/wairarapa/wairarapa/carkeek-hut/
Map 
ID 7136

About this hut

Added 21 June 2011 by iangeorgeiangeorge. 5 revisions, most recently 26 July 2014 by TararuaHunterTararuaHunter.
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