Story: Mountaineering

Cascade Hut

Cascade Hut

Local clubs built mountain huts to encourage climbing. Cascade Hut was built by the Otago section of the New Zealand Alpine Club in 1932. It is in the West Matukituki valley on the route to Mt Aspiring.

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John Wilson, 'Mountaineering - Clubs and huts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

Story by John Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017