Blackadder's hut

Blackadder's hut

This hut is located on Frazers Flat on the TR of Pell Stream about 400m above the confluence with the Alfred River. There is 4x4 access to this hut up the TL of the Alfred River from the Marble Hill car park once the Maruia River has been forded from the Calf Paddock. This is the same route as taken to the start of the Pell Stream track. It is on the opposite side of the Alfred River to the popular route to Lake Daniells. You can walk the Lake Daniells track to get most of the way to this hut then cut across the Alfred River to the 4x4 track. Ford or use the log bridge which there is a track to.

Blackadder's hut was used during their gold mining period in the Pell and would date from about 1980? It has reverted to DOC control? It is unlocked and available for public use. Various DOC signage is inside plus information booklets and photos of the Blackadder mining operations. The hut has two rooms, concrete floors & a big free standing fire box. No bunks though!



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Added 13 November 2012 by glennj. 1 revision 16 November 2012 by glennjglennj.


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