This hut was built as a deer cullers hut in the 1950s, but only parts of the original building remain. Years ago during a storm a giant tree fell clear across the hut crushing it. Thankfully it was rebuilt.
On our walk in to this hut Caleb shot a young deer much to his excitement! So we stayed an extra night to feast on venison and Caleb spent a hot day in the hut drying a lot of the meat over a smoky manuka fire. Across the creek that runs past the hut was a landslip, up this I scrambled, and dug myself out a perch from which to draw the hut.
paper, graphite pencil