Frew Hut, Whitcombe River

A modern DOC hut, ie, insulated, double glazed, sandfly screens, on a river terrace above the Whitcombe River. Set in a clearing in the kahikatea/mixed podocarp rainforest.

Might be damp with little direct sun in winter. The view of the Whitcombe is splendid.

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category . . . standard hut

hut fee . . . 1 hut ticket or backcountry hut pass, free to camp

elevation . . . 220 m

bunks . . . 10 mattresses, on two sleeping platforms

built . . . 2003

heating . . . firebox

water . . . tap above sink on verandah, from 1100 litre rainwater tank

toilet . . . longdrop

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