IntroductionThis basic four-bunk hut, in the North Canterbury and Arthur's Pass area, is sited next to a small picturesque tarn in open alpine grassland.
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from stream
Times from nearest road end and hut
- Lees Valley Road: 4 hr 30 min via Lillburn Route – 4X4 or high clearance 2WD recommended
From Oxford, follow Ashely Gorge Road for 6 km. Turn into Lees Valley Road and follow this for 29 km to a sign that indicates the vehicle track. Follow this marked track for 3.5 km to a locked gate and car park. Keep to the marked track as this is private farmland.
- Youngman Stream Hut: 2 hr 30 min
Tracks to this hut
Tarn Hut tracksLocated in Puketeraki Forest Conservation AreaThese tracks can be combined to form a circuit walk to Tarn Hut.Duration 2 daysDifficulty Advanced
NZTopo50 map sheet: BV22
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1530714, N5234571