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Clubnights

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.

 

Feb
5
Fri
Lake Wilson, Mt Aspiring National Park
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 6:00 am

Waitangi Weekend: Walk the Routeburn Track to the Harris Saddle, then off track via Valley of the Trolls and climb to Lake Wilson.  Camp by lake edge.  Day 2 – Explore Serpentine Range, climb Mt Erebus (1978m) or enjoy a camp day. Day 3 – Return to car park. 

Contact: Maurice and Phyllis 4346166                                        Depart Friday 5th, TBA

Grade: M-F

Feb
14
Sun
Aviemore – Wharekuri – Roseneath
Feb 14 @ 8:00 am

Starting from near the Aviemore Dam, this walk will go past the ruins of the old Wharekuri Hotel, climb a ridge towards the St Mary’s Range, cross a gully and return by another ridge.

Contact: Bill 4370368                                  Depart Medway Carpark 8am

Grade: M

Feb
28
Sun
A2O Bike Ride
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am

This will be over the new section of the track from Sailors Cutting to the Benmore Dam, assuming the track is finished on schedule.

Contact: Colin 4347017                                            Depart Medway Carpark 8am

Grade: E

Mar
3
Wed
Arthur Street School
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am

Members will guide parties of children from Arthur Street School in Dunedin around local tracks, possibly including river crossing.

Contact: Bess 4349953                                                 Meet at Camp Iona, time TBA

Grade: E

Mar
7
Sun
Flanagan’s Pass, Ohau
Mar 7 @ 7:00 am

On the east side of Lake Ohau, we will walk up a zig-zag and into Flanagan’s Pass (1200m). Option of climbing Suttons Face (1820m) for great views.

Contact: Bess 4349953                                       Depart Medway Street Carpark 7am

Grade: M

 

Mar
14
Sun
Herbert Forest Working Bee
Mar 14 @ 8:00 am

All hands on deck to do a general track tidy-up and put in some more steps.

Contact: Robbie 4395261                                Depart Medway Street Carpark 8am

Grade: E

Mar
20
Sat
Huxley Forks
Mar 20 @ 7:00 am – Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm

Otago Anniversary Weekend. Walk into Huxley Forks Hut for two nights. Day trips on Sunday up North Huxley (Brodrick Hut) or South Huxley.

Contact: Roz 7474137                       Depart Medway Carpark Saturday, 7am

Grade: M