What’s on?

Trip Costs

Trip transport costs are shared among participants.  Some trips involve additional accommodation and activity costs.

Trip Grading

E        Up to 4 hours walking on tracks
M      Up to 8 hours walking, reasonable fitness needed.
F        Over 8 hours walking, usually rough terrain, a higher level of fitness and alpine equipment often needed.


Clubnight is at 7.30pm on the second Monday of each month except December and January.  Meetings are held in the North Otago Search and Rescue headquarters, 1 Severn Street.  Entrance is the first on the left from the bottom of Severn Street. Potential members are welcome.

Bike Ride
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am

Meet at Purtons Cafe car park, Maheno for a choice of bike rides. All will ride Island Stream Road to Wairoa Road, down Herbert Road to Herbert, Ross Road and Tulliemet Road to One Tree Hill Road (22kms). Then options: Continue up to Stalker (10km each way) Take the shortest route back to Maheno (34kms in total) Or through Kuriheka to Serpentine Road and back to Maheno (40kms) Or for those who wish to do more than 60kms they can continue on to Kauru Hill. Refreshments at Purtons. Bring plenty of suntan lotion and liquid.
Contact Jane (027 4335795)

Depart Purtons Bar and Cafe, Maheno 9.30am Sunday

The Glens Reserve
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Glens Reserve is being cleared of flowering currant and broom and replanted in native trees. This project was initiated by David Wigley with the help of other volunteers to turn this overgrown area into an attractive reserve. Come along on Sat morning for an hour or three and help with this worth while project

Alexandra Wanderings
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm

Smell the thyme on local short walks between those gorgeous rock formations .
Contact Karyl (4395518)

Depart Medway carpark: 8am Sat

Names to Karyl by Mon 26th please

Club Night – Biking in South America, Patagonia
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm

Ian Sutherland will tell us about his latest overseas biking adventures in South America
Contact Jane (027 433 5795 )

Lindis Peak (1226m)
Mar 18 @ 7:30 am

The track start is by Old Faithfull Road, near the old Lindis Pass Hotel off SH8. The track to the summit has great panoramic views of the surrounding area, from the impressive St Bathans Range in the east, to the Southern Alps and Mount Aspiring/Tititea in the west. A tramp of 16kms/ 5-6 hours.
Contact Jac (4345278)

Depart Medway carpark: 7.30am Sunday

Otago Anniversary Weekend: Ahuriri to Lake Hawea via the Te Araroa Trail
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm

Two parties are necessary for this trip with one starting at Lake Hawea (3 days tramping) and the other starting from the Ahuriri Road carpark ( 2days tramping). Three huts en route but tents are optional. Early intentions to Uwe as numbers are limited.
Contact Uwe (4349066)

Depart Medway carpark 8am Saturday


Names to Uwe by Mon 12th please