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Stafford Hut, West Coast

Just two metres above sea level next to the West Coast’s Stafford River, this hut provides plenty of attraction. We arrived on the low-tide coastal route, encountering quite severe conditions...

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Stafford Hut via the Inland Route:

Distance
10km via Coastal Route; 9km via Inland Route
Total Ascent
406m via Coastal Route; 460m via Inland Route
Grade
Moderate / Difficult
Time
4hr
Accom.
Stafford Hut ($5, six bunks)
Access
From Jackson Bay, 50km south of Haast
Map
BY10, BZ10