KOSCIUSZKO HUTS ASSOCIATION

Located 7 miles north of Cynthia Bay, on a point jutting into Lake St Clair.

History

This hut was built by the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service in 1962, under the assumption that no walking distance from one hut to another, should be longer than 7 miles (about 12kilometres).


Construction

All timber with vertical wooden palings and a gable iron roof, and wooden floor. Wood burning stove.

Photo: Denise Koch outside the hut about to hit sleet, then snow on the way to Windy Ridge in November 1983 (Chris Lloyd)

Caretakers - Parks Tasmania

Profile last updated 3 April 2004.