Zeke's Hut

A pleasant there and back again trip in Hihitahi Reserve

Contains data sourced from Land Information New Zealand and Landcare Research under CC-By.
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Elevation range 753m – 1,139m Total ascent 353m
Recorded distance 6.5km Total descent 545m
Points 195 Average grade 14%
Start -39.543321, 175.751861960m
End -39.558106, 175.700740769m


Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Boundary, 11-AUG-12 11:05:44AM -39.552518 175.706699
Bridge, 11-AUG-12 10:53:32AM -39.556032 175.704091
Hihitahi -39.541788 175.735578
Old Hut site, 11-AUG-12 1:54:02PM -39.540694 175.745130
Overhang, 11-AUG-12 3:10:56PM -39.543252 175.749076
Track -39.558939 175.699849
Zekes Hut -39.540623 175.746928



  • mantis mantis When I was there in May 2010 there were at least 4 different Kiwi calling during the night in the valley upstream from the hut
    10 October 2012
  • pmcke pmcke The track goes past the hut and, although over grown, is marked with orange triangles. We followed it for about half an hour as per this GPX. Looking at an old map I suspect it goes up the other tributary and comes out on the army land. Someone with a bit of time at the hut might want to check this out.
    13 August 2012
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Added 12 August 2012 by pmcke. No revisions.


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