Lower Gridiron Shelter | Kahurangi National Park
Lower Gridiron Shelter has to be one of the zaniest of DOC’s accommodations. If you want to stay at a crazy, adventurous spot this is up there, literally.
You sleep outside on a small open timber platform that is accessed by climbing a substantial timber ladder, so it’s not really for those prone to sleepwalking. There’s an open fire and a bench seat at ground level.
category . . . bivvy
hut fee . . . free
bunks . . . open sleeping platform with 4 plastic covered mattresses
elevation . . . ~820m
built . . . 1977?
heating . . . open fire
water . . . stream 30m
toilet . . . 1 x longdrop← Dry Rock Shelter | Kahurangi National Park Ministry of Works Historic Hut / Mackay Downs Hut | Kahurangi National Park →