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.


Cone Peak (1583m)
Apr 18 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Walk in from Danseys Pass Road and climb Cone Peak, an aptly named peak directly south of Mt Domett.

Contact: Colin  (0279445405)                Depart Medway Car park 7am

Grading: M

Anzac Weekend: Ahuriri – Dingle
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm

From Ahuriri Base Hut, climb over the Dingle Saddle (1448m) to the Top Dingle Hut. Then walk down the Dingle Valley and climb over Mt Gladwish (1861m) to Birchwood.

Contact: Roz                                            Depart Medway Carpark Sat. 8am.

Grading: M                                              Names to Roz by Monday 19th.

Freehold Creek/Flanagans Pass, Ohau
May 8 @ 7:00 am – May 9 @ 6:00 pm

Saturday: From Sawyers Creek Carpark, we will ventue up Freehold Creek track to tarn 1479m. Option for fitter members to go further.

Sunday: From Glen Lyon Rd, we will walk up the 4WD track onto Flanagan Pass Trail. Option to continue on to Suttons Face. Return same way.

There are other options for walks in the Twizel area for those who wish to do these. Accomodation in Twizel.

Contact: Bess (4349953)                               Depart Medway St Carpark Sat, 7am.

Grading: M                                                    Names to Bess by Fri 30th April

Dunedin Cycling and Walking – Day or Weekend
May 15 @ 8:00 am – May 16 @ 6:00 pm

Saturday: Cycle the Otago Harbour and Peninsula with boat trip from Port Chalmers to Portobello.

Sunday: Optional Walk.

Contact: Jane (0274335795)                                      Depart: TBA

Grading: E                                          Names to Jane by Mon 3rd

Cost plus Boat and Accomodation.

Trotters Gorge Working Bee
May 23 @ 8:00 am

Much needed clearing of Trotters Creek and Dave’s Track.

Contact: John (4395598)                      Depart Medway Carpark 8am

Grading: E                                                           

Aoraki/Mt Cook Weekend
May 29 @ 8:30 am – May 30 @ 6:00 pm

A range of easy to moderate tramping options – great for first timers. Stay in Thar Lodge with gas and hot water.

Contact: Karyl (0210475159)                             Depart Medway Carpark 8.30pm Sat.

Grading: E/M                Cost plus Hut Fee.         Names to Karyl by Mon 24th.

Hermit’s Cave, Silverpeaks
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am

We have never been to Hermit’s Cave before, so let’s go and see if we can find it.  We will head up Green Hill Track to Pulpit Rock and then along Rocky Ridge to find the cave. May return via Possum Hut.

Contact: Neville (0279558580)                                         Depart Medway Carpark 8am

Grading: M

Katiki Beach Walk
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am

Walk the length of the Katiki Beach and Shag Point rock shelf with their variety of fascinating rock formations. Low tide will be about 11am.

Contact: Chris (4342367)                                Depart Medway Carpark 8am.

Grading: E