photo of rover scout lodge

Located on the Bogong High Plains via the Cope Hut track. On the "Cope" map at GR269155 at elevation 1600m.


Photo: Gary Duncan, 1993


Built by the Fitzgerald family of Shannonvale, with motivation from the Scout Commissioner Mr WF Bill Waters in 1940, it has been extended many times since.

A shelter remains open for everyone, with a potbelly stove etc, at the Langford West Aqueduct end of the building. The Chalet was not damaged by the 2003 fires.

Mick Scarff was the warden from 1919 to 1992.


Modern materials includinge concrete blocks. Size about 20m x 10m.

Caretakers - Scouts Australia.


  • Hueneke Pp147-148, 243
  • Magnussen Pp 140 -141
  • Butler Pp284 - 290

Profile last update 10 October 2003.