Tarn Ridge Hut


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Girdlestone, Tararua Forest Park, North Island

(04) 384 7770




This is a standard 16-bunk hut in Tararua Forest Park, in the Wellington/Kapiti region. Fees apply. Bookings not required - first come, first served. Facilities include heating, mattresses, non-flush toilets and water (not treated - boil before use). Tarn Ridge Hut is located below Girdlestone (1546 m). It's an important overnight shelter on the Northern Crossing. Approximate times from nearest huts Mitre Flats Hut: 4 hr Arete Forks Hut: 45 hr Arete Hut: 34 hr Carkeek Hut via Tarn Ridge: 5 hr Dorset Ridge Hut: 2 hr Tracks to the hut Tararua Northern Crossing Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12-month period.

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Lat: -40.790736 Lng: 175.435962

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