Otukota Hut: Ruahine Ranges

Map Coordinates: NZTM2000-BK36 646-006
Outlook: Located in the relatively remote NW Ruahine bush country on the Maropea River at 600m.   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 poled descent leads to the bush and the 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   Traditional ex Forest Service hut of 1960s vintage with recent maintenance.
Cooking Facilities: Bench, water tank or river
Heating: Wood stove

Otukota Hut
Topo image of Northern Ruahines