Upcoming Trips

Interested in going on a club trip? You don’t have to be a member. Contact the trip leader asap.

Sat 26th June - Sun 27th June Mid-Winter Get together All
Janet Wilson 329 4722

This year we are going to Taupo for our annual Mid-Winter trip and dinner. Club members, Malcolm and Edith Leary, have kindly offered to host us at their weekend retreat. There are many possible activities including tramping, mountain biking, lakeside walks, hot pools and swimming for the brave. We will share transport and food – to be arranged when we know how many are coming. Travel up Friday afternoon/evening. Let Janet know in plenty of time deadline (by end Monday 21st) if you would like to come on this trip or need further information.
 
Sun 4th July Beach walk All
Janet Wilson 329 4722

This beach walk is a continuation of Janet’s exploratory trip down the coast Sth of Foxton. This time we will start on the sth side of the Otaki River and head towards Waikanae. If the wind is not in our favour we may do it the other way around. Logistics etc to be decided when we know who is coming and what direction the wind is blowing in – we may need to do a car swap. We will be out for approx 6 hours walking, no hills other than some sand dunes. Depart Milverton Park 7.30am.
 
Sat 10th July The Pinnacles, TNP Fit & Technical
Grant Christian 021 117 6921

BWD of 10/11 Jul
 
Sat 10th July Kiritaki Hut Medium/Fit
Richard Lockett 323 0948

BWD of 24/25 Jul
 
Sun 11th July Wellington Skyline walk Medium
Anne Lawrence 357 1695

Situated in the capital city, this track is more adventurous than what you might assume. The track is 12 km long, running along the ridge from old coach road in Johnsonville to the Makara Saddle in Karori. Stunning views of Wellington, and some great ridge travel. We’ll park vehicles at Raroa Station. At the end of our walk, we’ll catch the Johnsonville train from Wellington city to Raroa.
 
Sun 18th July Atiwhakatu Hut Easy
Warren Wheeler 356 1998

A popular easy day walk up the delightful Atiwhakatu valley, from the Holdsworth Roadend, behind Masterton. A slightly longer alternative is via Pinnacle Ridge, with views of the snow covered Tararua hills on a good day. Depart Milverton 7.30am.
 
Sat 31st July Sunrise Birding Easy
Stephen Legg 027 647 0095

BWD of 31 Jul/1 Aug Amble up to Sunrise Hut and back, led by two experienced birders who can help you spot and count native avifauna. If time allows, we will also explore the Swamp track loop. Be a citizen scientist tramper for a day and contribute to the national (Atlas) bird survey.
 
Sat 7th August - Sun 8th August Snowcraft1 Training
Dieter Stalmann 355 2583


 
Sun 8th August Iron Gate Hut Medium/Fit
Janet Wilson 329 4722


 
Sat 14th August Kaiiwi/Bushy Park Easy
Kathy Corner 027 618 5722

BWD of 14/15 Aug
 
Sat 14th August - Sun 15th August Howletts Hut Medium
Warren Wheeler 356 1998


 
Sat 21st August A-frame circuit Medium
Michelle Benton 027 355 2532

BWD of 21/22 Aug
 
Sat 21st August - Sun 22nd August Snowcraft2 Training
Dieter Stalmann 355 2583


 
Sat 28th August - Sun 29th August Rangipo climbing Fit & Technical
Grant Christian 021 117 6921


 
Sat 4th September Girdlestone Fit & Technical
Grant Christian 021 117 6921

BWD of 4/5 Sept
 
Sun 5th September Beginner Tramp #1 Easy
Anne Lawrence 357 1695


 
Sun 12th September Conservation Week Trip Medium
Janet Wilson 329 4722


 
Sat 18th September - Sun 19th September Mt Holdsworth Medium
Warren Wheeler 356 1998

Terry Crippen memorial climb
 
Sat 25th September - Sun 26th September Haurangi Range Medium/Fit
Graham Peters 329 4722


 
Sat 2nd October - Sun 3rd October Ngauruhoe Medium
Warren Wheeler 356 1998


 
Sun 3rd October Beginner Tramp #2 Easy
Anne Lawrence 357 1695


 
Sat 9th October - Sun 10th October Tongariro Fit & Technical
Grant Christian 021 117 6921


 
Sat 9th October Rangi-Deadman's loop Medium
Craig Allerby 323 7913

BWD of 9/10 Oct
 
Sat 16th October - Sun 17th October South Island Reefton Medium
Richard Lockett 323 0948


 
Sat 16th October Bushey Birding Easy
Stephen Legg 027 647 0095

BWD of 16/17 Oct Stroll around the world-famous in NZ predator-proof reserve at Bushey Park near Wanganui, led by two experienced birders who can help you spot and count the native avifauna. We hope to see rare stitchbird, saddleback, native robin, inter alia. Be a citizen scientist tramper for a day and contribute to the national (Atlas) bird survey.
 
Sat 23rd October - Mon 25th October Labour weekend trip: Te Araroa Levin to Otaki Fork Medium/Fit
Roy Rolston 027 476 7188


 
Sat 30th October Tahurangi/Plateau TNP Fit & Technical
Grant Christian 021 117 6921

BWD of 30/31 Oct
 
Sun 7th November Beginner Tramp #3 Easy
Anne Lawrence 357 1695


 
Sat 13th November - Sun 14th November Pohangina River Medium/Fit
Janet Wilson 329 4722


 
Sun 14th November Wharite Easy
Warren Wheeler 356 1998


 
Sat 20th November - Sun 21st November Triangle area TBC Medium
Michelle Benton 027 355 2532


 
Sun 5th December TBA Easy
Graeme Richards 020 406 92258

BWD of 4/5 Dec
 
Sat 18th December - Sun 19th December Short-Knights Easy/Medium
Warren Wheeler 356 1998