Iron Bark Hut: Ruahine Ranges

Map Coordinates: NZTM2000-BK36 652-029
Outlook: Located in the relatively remote NW Ruahine bush country on the Whakaurekou River at 550m.   Reached after climbing about 700m over the Mokai Patea Range following a poled route from the carpark over farmland and open ground to the summit of the range.  A descent to a saddle and bush finds a cut track down to the river and hut.  Area mostly visited by hunters and tramping parties.  Allow 4-5 hours.
Number of Bunks: 6
Maintained by: DOC
Cooking Facilities: Bench, water tank or river
Heating: Wood stove

Iron Bark Hut
Topo image of Northern Ruahines