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Overview

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What to bring

Trip options

FAQs

Overview

Experience the thrill of staying 1880m high on Mount Larkins. Accessed by Helicopter only, the hut can accommodate guests all year round. The hut is well equipped and warm, ensuring that guests have a comfortable stay and leave feeling refreshed ahead of their next adventure. The emphasis is on glamping (glamour camping) and simplicity so you can better experience the exhilaration of sleeping high in the backcountry with your friends or family. The Hut sleeps up to six but we can accommodate up to ten with tenting or snow caving. The host takes care of your safety and satisfaction. You can also personalize a celebration, plan your menu or arrange a chef with us. Whether it is two of you or ten the pure power of the mountains and the joy of the journey will leave a mark on your memory.

Facilities

  • Sleeps 6-10 people
  • Separate toilet hut
  • All meals catered
  • Pillow and wool bankets
  • Wood burner fire
  • Utensils, cutlery, plate, bowels, mugs, glasses
  • Candels, firelighters and matches
  • Basic gas cooker with gas provided

What to bring

  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow cases
  • Towel
  • Lots of warm clothing for all weather conditions
  • Torch or lanterns
  • Bag for your rubbish (pack in pack out policy)

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Is there cellular phone coverage?

There is only cellular phone coverage in the Glenorchy township Outside these areas there is limited or no telecommunication service. Therefore, we recommend you turn your phone off to preserve battery power until such time as you need to use your phone. We recommend visitors to use the smartphone app ‘Get Home Safe’ as a way of leaving intentions with your friends or family, or hire a personal locator beacon from us.

Are children allowed at the Hut?

There is only cellular phone coverage in the Glenorchy township Outside these areas there is limited or no telecommunication service. Therefore, we recommend you turn your phone off to preserve battery power until such time as you need to use your phone. We recommend visitors to use the smartphone app ‘Get Home Safe’ as a way of leaving intentions with your friends or family, or hire a personal locator beacon from us.

Is there cellular phone coverage?

There is only cellular phone coverage in the Glenorchy township Outside these areas there is limited or no telecommunication service. Therefore, we recommend you turn your phone off to preserve battery power until such time as you need to use your phone. We recommend visitors to use the smartphone app ‘Get Home Safe’ as a way of leaving intentions with your friends or family, or hire a personal locator beacon from us.

How cold will it get in winter?

There is only cellular phone coverage in the Glenorchy township Outside these areas there is limited or no telecommunication service. Therefore, we recommend you turn your phone off to preserve battery power until such time as you need to use your phone. We recommend visitors to use the smartphone app ‘Get Home Safe’ as a way of leaving intentions with your friends or family, or hire a personal locator beacon from us.

From $500pp a night*

*Prices may vary from season to season. Minimum 2 people.

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Experience backcountry.

Mountain Hut is a stunningly picturesque, helicopter flight from Glenorchy. Initially a family bach for the Kelly family, Christine and Dan now welcome guests to enjoy their nationally-protected slice of heaven. Whether it be hiking, biking, ski-touring or staying overnight, a visit to Mountain Hut is truly a unique and unforgettable experience.

“This is a once in a life time adventure I won’t be forgetting anytime soon.”

– Miki Brown

Experiences worth sharing.

Mountain Hut offers unique and bespoke tour options catering to a range of experience and skill sets. All tours explore off the beaten path terrain, ensuring the experience is authentic and memorable.

mountain hut heli hiking tours

Heli-Hiking.

Land in the mountains above Glenorchy and hike down on tracks that lead you back to the valley floor.

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Heli Biking Tours

Heli-Biking.

Land in the mountains above Glenorchy and bike down on tracks that lead you back to the valley floor.

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ski touring

Ski-Touring.

Huge variety or terain from steep to mild.  Guided runs avaialable for both experienced or beginners.

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Snow-Shoeing.

Huge variety of terrain from steep to mild. Guided runs available for both experienced or beginners.

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