Garston ski hut

1–10 of 17

Anyone know if there`s a fire /woodburner at Garston Ski Hut. Working out of thee for a few days and keen to know if its worth taking firewood. Answers by tuesday 8am or will be too late!

To answer my own question. Yes there is a woodburner at Garston Ski Hut. (And mobile coverage!). Now, if only I'd brought some wood ....

Ah well its not cold yet I mean not very cold

Not that cold?!

I googled for a pic of the hut, but didn't get anything like that. Plainly has a chimney. Good thing you PLB'd and got room service. ;)

Uninsulated huts are bloody miserable without heating in the winter. One time I stayed in a hut on the Old Woman Range which had a range but no fuel. That night I dreamed I climbed up into the attic and found fuel. In the morning I related my dream to my mate who did this and found kerosene to run a heater in the hut with. Nice. A few years ago we did the Hump Ridge in June - no heating in the winter season. And then we went to the Tautuku Biv (The Clears) - same again. Bloody miserable with snow on the ground.

I stayed in Heather Jock hut with about half a metre snow on the ground. Cup of water by my bed froze solid overnight. Magic spot, but I don't think I got much sleep.

Don't have to go bush for that. Had that happen in the Moa Creek Hotel. And my boots froze solid by my bed too.

i hate it when your boots freeze to the ground..

The worst is when your socks freeze into the toes of your boots. Having to lever feet out of socks & boots at the same time and then pour hot water in to get your socks back out!

1–10 of 17

Sign in to comment on this thread.

Search the forums

Forum Tracks, routes, and huts
Started by madpom
On 1 May 2017
Replies 16
Permanent link

Formatting your posts

The forums support MarkDown syntax. Following is a quick reference.

Type this... To get this...
Italic *Italic text* *Italic text*
Bold **Bold text** **Bold text**
Quoted text > Quoted text > Quoted text
Emojis :smile: :+1: :astonished: :heart: :smile: :+1:
:astonished: :heart:
Lists - item 1
- item 2
- item 3
- item 1 - item 2 - item 3
Images ![](URL/of/image) ![](/whio/image/icons/ic_photo_black_48dp_2x.png)
Mentions @username @username

Find more emojiLearn about MarkDown