Historic alpine huts lost in Snowy Mountains firestorm

John Ellicott
By John Ellicott
Updated January 15 2020 - 12:52am, first published January 13 2020 - 7:00pm
ACT Parks and Conservation staff work to protect a remote hut in Namadgi Park with a unique foil protection method. It's a time consuming method that has also been tried in NSW and Victoria.

It doesn't compare to the tragic loss of hundreds of homes on the coast and farmland destroyed, but more than 10 historic alpine huts have been obliterated in fires in Kosciuszko National Park, extinguishing links to an important part of the park's cultural history.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
John Ellicott

John Ellicott

senior journalist

journalist and author