Alpha Hut: Tararua Ranges

Map Coordinates: NZTM2000-BP33 920-603
Outlook: Nestled at the bush edge at about 1150m.   Rebuilt and considerably enlarged.  A haven after the open and often windy tops from Hector to Alpha on the southern crossing via Kime Hut.  Can also be accessed via the Marchant Ridge from Kaitoke, or from Tutuwai Hut (Tauherenikau Valley), or via Walls Whare, Cone Saddle and Bull Mound from the Wairarapa side.
Number of Bunks: 4 platforms with mattresses to fit 24
Maintained by: DOC (one ticket)
Cooking Facilities: S/S work bench, no sink or gas, water tank outside.
Heating: Wood stove
History: The old hut was managed for many years by Tararua Tramping Club.

Alpha Hut
Topo image of Tararuas