Snowy Hut a.k.a Snowy River Hut
An 'unmarked hut' in the Snowy River, Tararua Forest Park. Hard to find, but a pleasant spot when you do. Most commonly accessed up the Snowy from Otaki Forks, or down ridge 666 from Elder.
The well-established tradition is NOT to publish the location of this hut. I'll respect that - and hope others do too. That leaves everyone with the interesting challenge: to find it!
mantis Visited in February 2014. only waist deep through the pool this time. lots of goats in the vicinity, all the Toitoi and grass on the flats grazed down
8 February 2014
OldGoat Spent two weeks there in 1999 looking for pekapeka (Native bats).Flew in by helicopter ,Duncan Sutherland of Amalgamated Helicopters.And was picked up , when the pilot eventually found the hut, by Helipro.. bloody scary trip out!
Absolute gem of a place.Not a place to try and get out of in wet weather.
10 July 2012
s.church Tried to get to there a few years ago, but ran out of time, so only got to the deep bit (up to armpits). I guessed not too much further after that??
28 April 2012
madpom Looked like a 20m-30m scramble up the valleyside on the true left was an option but I just waded it do can't confirm. Nowhere as deep as chest deep and pack on my back stayed dry - but certainly got my tackle wet!
28 April 2012
mantis last time up there I waded the big pool up to my chest. Is there a way around ?
27 April 2012