Alerts

Howden Hut

For Howden Hut
Alert Routeburn Track: Earland Falls Track and Lake Howden Track closures

These tracks are closed until 7 December 2020 when the full Routeburn Track opens:

  • Routeburn Track: Earland Falls Track
  • Routeburn Track: Lake Howden Track

Lake Howden Hut is permanently closed. It was damaged in a storm in early 2020.

First published on 3 February 2020.
Date 24 Nov 2020 12:38
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2020.
For Howden Hut
Alert Milford area - track closures

These tracks are closed until further notice:

  • Routeburn Track: Earland Falls Track
  • Routeburn Track: Key Summit Track
  • Routeburn Track: Lake Howden Track
  • The Chasm Walk

Lake Howden Hut is permanently closed. It was damaged in a storm in early 2020.

This is a long term alert.

First published on 3 February 2020. Last reviewed on 18 November 2020.
Date 18 Nov 2020 12:30
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2020.
For Howden Hut
Alert Lake Howden Hut - closed

Lake Howden Hut is permanently closed.

First published on 29 May 2020. Last reviewed on 17 November 2020.
Date 17 Nov 2020 12:10
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2020.
For Routeburn Track
Alert Routeburn Track Closed

During the extreme weather of 3 February 2020, the Routeburn Track sustained significant damage and will not reopen this season and will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The track will require considerable repair work to be operational.

Further information.

Date 8 Feb 2020 07:46
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