What’s on?


Club night is at 7.30 pm 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.

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.


Spring Programme 2023-Public Version


Snowy Gorge Hut
Dec 9 – Dec 10 all-day

Sat 9th-Sun 10th December: Snowy Gorge Hut

Snowy Gorge Creek flows into the Ahuriri River from the east. The hut is hidden behind a moraine wall about 5 hours tramping from the Birchwood Road and across the Ahuriri River.

Contact: Jenny (027 819 6401) Depart: Medway car park 8.00am Sat

Grading: Medium

Names to Jenny by Mon 27thNov please

Clubnight –Rakiura Cruise and Christmas Supper
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm

Mon 11th December: Clubnight –Rakiura Cruise and Christmas Supper

Speakers: Vicki Jayne and friends talk about their recent cruise down the east coast of Stewart Island with great pictures. Bring a plate for a Christmas supper.

Contact: Karyl (439 5518) Meeting at NOSAR club rooms, 1 Severn St, 7.30pm

Mitchells Hut
Dec 16 – Dec 17 all-day

Sat 16th-Sun 17th December: Mitchells Hut

Hectors Plateau is an area in front of the Kakanui Range with distinctive volcanic landforms and vegetation. The plan is to go to Mitchells Hut on Friday night; spend Saturday and Sunday exploring the area and climbing some or all of Mt Dasher (1304m), Kattothyrst (1293m), Obi (1425m) and Siberia Hill (1272m). Hut sleeps 6, so may need tents. 4WDs required.

Contact: Jonathan (021 833 379) Depart: Medway car park 6pm Friday

Grading: Easy-Medium

Names to Jonathan by Mon 11th please