Old Basins Hut, Craigieburn Forest Park

An older, and more primitive hut than the newer Basins Hut on the other side of Basin Creek.

It’s a bush-built beauty, with a local beech sapling structure, a dirt floor, and canvas or hessian bunks. Really needs some love and attention.

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category . . . basic hut

hut fee . . . free

elevation . . . 795 m

bunks . . . 5 mattresses in bunks

built . . . 1957

heating . . . open fire

water . . . from creek 20 m to east. Has bucket

toilet . . . longdrop

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