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Exploring the world of trails, huts and other shelter systems (e.g. inns, B&B's, hostels, cabins, yurts, tents, pods, tree houses, caves, etc.) supporting long distance walkers & skiers → how they operate around the world → honoring & learning from the people who start & operate them → building international community and conversation → towards a sustainable, environmentally sensitive outdoor accommodations & education infrastructure for USA → all in service to cultivating environmental education and a broad-based ethos of biophilia through immersive experiences in the natural world.

Waipakihi Hut, Lockwood style architecture, NZ Forest Service
Tarn Ridge Hut, 16 bunk replacement high mountain built by DOC
Frew Saddle Bivouac, two bunk bivvy built for NZ Forest Service deer cullers
Asbestos Hut, mining hut, 1914, for 36 years the home of two lovers who exiled themselves here to escape unhappy marriages.
Sign of the Packhorse Hut, government built (1916) tourism and climbing hut, originally built as one of four backcountry teahouses.
Sutherlands Hut, interior
Red Hut, built by Rodolf Wigley, tourism pioneer and entrepreneur, c. 1916
Roaring Stag Lodge II, originally built by a club, NZ Deerstalkers Association, over a period of four years.  Rebuilt by DOC in 2005.
Sutherlands Hut, built 1860's - a former boundary keepers hut
Broome Hut In Summer - D Maddox photo
Ivory Lake Hut, a science hut constructed to support a team of glaciologists and hydrologists studying this retreating glacier.
Associated with the 1966-67 Freedom Walks on Milford Track
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Three Sisters Backcountry Huts: operational profile

OPERATIONAL PROFILE Three Sisters Backcountry (TSBC) Huts – Nordic Traverse Overview: (mission, purpose, programs, etc.) This operational profile is of Three Sisters Backcountry Hut’s 22 mile hut-to-hut Nordic Traverse, which was established in 2014.   They have another enterprise, Tam McArthur Rim Huts, comprised of two yurts that has offered guided backcountry skiing since 2009.  Both are […]

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Trip Report: Three Sisters Backcountry Hut-to-Hut Ski

Trip Report: Three Sisters Backcountry Nordic Traverse By Perrin Boyd [Apologies, the orientation & placement of some photos below is wonky and I just can’t figure out how to make them behave! Will work on it. – Sam] The Three Sisters Backcountry hut-to-hut ski traverse is a self-guided 22-mile trek from Dutchman Flat near Mt. Bachelor traveling […]

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