Bookings not required - first come, first served
This large alpine hut is located just below the snow line and offers amazing views across the Matukituki Valley, and provides a safe haven on route to ascents of Mount Aspiring.
French Ridge Hut is an NZ Alpine Club (NZAC) hut.
You need NZAC tickets for this hut.
NZTopo50 map sheet: CA11
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1257248, N5071498
This is a popular hut in summer. We recommend taking a sleeping mat or tent in case no bunks are available.
Auckland is at Level 3 and other regions at Level 2.