Stern Valley Hut | Lyell Range/Radiant Range Conservation Area
Location, location, location.
That is, why would you locate a hut in an obvious spot to be swept away in a large flood?
And more steps. Night. Wet.
Someone is going to fall.
Insect screens: the sandflies just walk through.
Timber bench space for your stoves.
I just don’t get it.
category . . . private hut, constructed and managed by /Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust
hut fee . . . flat rate of $160 per adult and $80 per child (16 and under). The fee covers your entire trip whether you choose to spend 1, 2, 3, or 4 nights on the trail (it is not per night).
winter hut rate . . . stays beginning during winter months (June, July, and August) will be priced at a flat rate of $100 per adult and $50 per child.
camping . . . flat rate of $50 per tent site, can accommodate 2 people, covers 1—4 nights stay, as long as you stay outside different huts. Not supposed to use inside hut facilities but can use toilet and water tank.
booking . . . required. Book online.
elevation . . . 390 m
bunks . . . 10
built . . . 2011
cooking . . . gas cooker supplied
heating . . . firebox, firewood supplied
water . . . tap above sink from rainwater tank
facilities . . . A rain-fed water supply (off the hut roof), internal sink, cutlery, crockery, cooking pots, gas cooktops, a frying pan, kettle and a coffee plunger, communal living area, wood stove, outside composting toilet, bike storage, and a bike repair station.
toilet . . . longdrop← Stag Flat Shelter | Kahurangi National Park Stern Valley sleepouts | Lyell Range/Radiant Range Conservation Area →