Trips, Tramps & More...

2021

 

Ruapehu Working Bee

Sat-Sun

23-24 Jan

Leader: Bart Schroder 021 177 7367                  ruapehu@alpinesport.org.nz

 

Ruapehu Summer Adventure Week

 

(includes 2 weekends)

Sat – Sunday

23 January - 1st February

2021

Join Clara (7), Lukas (4) and their parents for a fun week at the A-Frame before school starts. We'll be going on day trips and exploring the area. Lots of activities on offer plus opportunities to split into easy and hard groups to go on longer, more challenging tramps. Book your bunks via the website to secure a place. Contact Miranda Hutton for more details miranda@alpinesport.org.nz 022 6488 733

 

Tongariro Crossing

Sat-Sun

6 -8 Feb 2021

From the A-frame walk the Tongariro Crossing as a day trip & explore other tracks within the National park. Trip Leader wanted.

Contact Mark Roberts   mark2005roberts@yahoo.co.nz to express your interest as a leader or a participant. 

Pt Erin To Wyndham Quarter

Sun

7 Feb 2021

 

Leader: Scott White                   Ph. 0274-979-017    or info@taxsmart.co.nz

Children's Bushcraft Weekend

Sat-Sun

13 - 14 Feb 2021

Sue Grant will lead this fun, informative and interactive weekend teaching children the basics of bushcraft and survival. Parents attend with their child. Stay overnight at the Waitakere Hut or bring your children each day and join in the activities together. Contact Jeanine Scholey to book a spot janscholey@gmail.com 022 500 8902 

 

Ruapehu Working Bee

Sat-Sun

20/21 Feb 2021

 Leader: Bart Schroder 021 177 7367                  ruapehu@alpinesport.org.nz

Ngatuhoa Lodge Family Weekend                                         

Sat-Sun

26-28 Feb 2021

 Surrounded by bush clad hills in the Kaimais this lodge includes use of a mini confidence course, a flying fox, flat water kayaking, tubing in the stream and an abseiling wall. We will make use of the local activities on Saturday and do a hike Sunday. Accommodation costs are $44 per person for the weekend. Contact Mark to book, 50% deposit payable to confirm your place. 

Leader  Mark Roberts   mark2005roberts@yahoo.co.nz

Lake Tarawera Trail

Sat-Sun

27/28 March

2021

Walk the Tarawera trail, camp at hot water beach on Lake Tarawera, cost $15 adults, $7.50 child , although appears to be a minimum charge of $30 per site.

Camp sites booked at https://whakarewarewa.com/experiences/hot-water-beach-campground/.

Walk back on Sunday, or option to catch water taxi. Option to kayak for experienced kayakers also. Contact Leader Tracey Laga  t.laga@xtra.co.nz 

Easter at Lake Okataina, near Rotorua

 

Friday

to  Tuesday

2nd - 6th April 2021

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your friends and families for a fun Easter long-Weekend. Nestled in beautiful native bush, the secluded and picturesque Okataina Outdoor Recreation and Education Trust Centre can house up to 91 people in bunkrooms. It has a fully equipped kitchen and facilities. Bring your own sleeping bags and food. Plenty of great day trips in the area. Register your interest early so we can confirm the booking.

Contact Miranda Hutton miranda@alpinesport.org.nz 022 6488 733

Mt Pirongia                                       

Sat-Sun

17-18 April 2021


Up to the summit of Mt Pirongia via the Tirohanga Track on Saturday, a night in Pahautea Hut and return on the Sunday via Mahaukura Track. A challenging but rewarding tramp with stunning views of the mountain and the Waikato below. 8-11 hours /12km return. Children welcome.

An extended option could involve leaving on Friday afternoon/evening and spending a night at the foot of the mountain before heading off earlier on the Saturday morning if this is of interest.

Around 2 hours drive from Auckland.

Contact: Lukas Adam lukas.p.adam@gmail.com

Maungatautari Mountain Weekend

Sat-Sun

7-9 May 2021

Drive down on Friday to The Mighty River domain beside Lake Karapiro where we are staying at the chalets which have bunkroom accommodation.   Bring your own bedding and food. Fully equipped kitchen.  Adults $32 and children under 12 yrs $26 per night

On Saturday we will drive to Pukeatua on the south side of the mountain and walk to the summit and return, either via the hard or easy tracks. There is also an option to visit the Southern Enclosure, cost $25 for adults and $12 for children.Saturday evening possibly a meal out in Cambridge or self cater at the camp.

Sunday go to the Waihou River Trail and walk to the Blue Spring.

Return to Auckland in the afternoon.  

If interested could you please contact the leader ASAP so that accommodation bookings can be made. 

Leader : Bruce Rogers   bj_rogers@xtra.co.nz

 RECURRING WEEKLY ACTIVITIES 

Thursday Walks – Walks are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month (except January and December). For further information contact Clive Bolt  cbolt@xtra.co.nz. For details of other proposed multi day trips see the Club’s Bulletin Board under “Tramping and Trips” where members seek others to join them or help in planning in trips.