Located on the Camp Valley Walking Track, Camp Valley, Bogong High Plains, GR291319 on the "Nelse" map. Located at snow pole number 1191.
Photo: Ian Frakes 2008
Photo: D Steers
Built in 1937 for the Ski Club of Victoria, and dedicated to pioneer skier, Cleve Cole. Cleve died on a disastrous ski trip across the high plains with experienced Mick Hull and Howard Michell. Cole was a keen skier and scoutmaster, and built the first Bivouac Hut with Walter Maddison. (The recent version of Bivouac Hut was built by the Victorian Government in 1980).
Photo: Ian Frakes 2006.
The genesis of the hut was at a SCV meeting in August 1936, when a committee was formed