Stern Valley sleepouts | Lyell Range/Radiant Range Conservation Area

Not insulated, not adequately insect screened, the wind can whistle through between the timber cladding. All rough sawn timber that doesn’t allow proper cleaning.

Yeah, sub-standard accommodation that doesn’t come close to meeting DOCs standards. Or New Zealand’s Building Code.

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category . . . 2 separate private sleeping shelters, constructed and managed by Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust

hut fee . . . $$75 for exclusive use, each will accommodate 4 people

booking . . . required. Book online. Note the booking system has some problems, like being able to book more than one night in a single transaction.

elevation . . . 390 m

bunks . . . two double mattress bunks, ie, 4 people max

built . . . 2015

heating . . . none, no insulation either

water . . . tap near hut, 20m walk

toilet . . . longdrop

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