Mueller Hut Track
ElevationAscent: 1,666' 508 m
Descent: -30' -9 m
High: 5,907' 1,800 m
Low: 4,271' 1,302 m
GradeAvg Grade: 24% (13°)
Max Grade: 66% (33°)
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“Not done climbing after Sealy Tarns? Then head on up the ridge on this scree-filled scramble to a memorable hut site.”— Kristen McGlynn
Bookings are required for Mueller Hut and can be made online.
Near the top of the ridge, there is one large scree field with loose footing where you'll want to use caution. Once to the top of this ridge, the view of Mueller Glacier and the spectacular snow-covered slopes of Mount Sefton are impressive. Depending on the time of year, keep an ear open for what sounds like thunder, but is actually the sounds of avalanches on the nearby slopes of Mt. Sefton—an impressive sight to see!
From here, the track winds south toward Mueller Hut. Keep an eye open for the orange markers as the track winds along the rocky backside of the ridge until you reach a small plateau, which is the especially scenic setting for Mueller Hut. The hut has 28 bunks and cooking facilities and breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks.