Trip transport costs are shared among participants. Some trips involve additional accommodation and activity costs.
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.
A climb of the highest peak in the Kakanui Mountains. Approach from Kyeburn.
Contact: John ( 4395598 ) Depart Medway car park, 7.30am Sun
Travel to Mt Peel camping ground Fri 8th. Sat, day walks – Little Peel round trip ( plus maybe`middle`) to any of the other 11 walks in the area. Sun, more day walks before leaving for home.
Contact: Jane ( 0274335795 ) Depart Medway car park, Fri, TBA
Grading; E – M
Rosalie Goldsworthy will speak about the care and recovery work with the penguins at Moeraki.
Contact: Robbie ( 4395261 )
From Birchwood Station Ahuriri Valley, drive or bike to Base Hut. Bike from the hut on road and track up the Ahuriri Valley as far as you like. Return same way. Walking options also available.
Contact: Anna ( 021792662 ) Depart Medway car park, 7am Sun
Grading: Grade 2 biking, E – M walking.
At NOS&R rooms, 1 Severn Street 7.30pm
Bring your trip ideas for the Autumn / Winter programme and thoughts of guest speakers for our monthly meetings.
Leaving Sat afternoon for a walk up the Otekaieke River to Chinamans Hut for the night.
Sun, climb the ridge behind the hut and across to the NE ridge leading to Cone Peak for great viewsof the surrounding peaks. Return to the hut, collect overnight gear and return back to the cars.
Contact: Neville ( 4372531 ) Depart Medway car park, 2pm Sat
Follow the stream down from the Lavender Farm in Danseys Pass to the junction of the Maerewhenuas near the Danseys Pass camping ground. Good swimming holes.
Contact: Chris ( 4342367 ) – Jane ( 0274335795 ) Depart Medway car park, 8am Sun
Bronwyn McCone will have an interesting story with photos about her recent journey to this out of the way part of the world.
Contact: Phyllis ( 4346166 )
Leaving Sat 7am for Quailburn Road end.Walk from road end to the East Ahuriri River then up stream to a camp site beside an alpine tarn at 1514m. Day 2, A day walk to Dumb – Bell Lake via the ridge tops and return to camp via Pinnacle and head of Sawyers Creek. Day 3, Return to Quailburn via Ohau Range and Ohau Peak 1916m.
Contact: Bess ( 4349953 ) – Maurice (4346166 ) Depart Medway car park, 7am Sat
Grading: M- F (Tents required )