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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.

 

Jul
13
Mon
Club Night: AGM + Photo Competition
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm

A covid delayed AGM will take place.  Members please support your club with your presence and participation. 

The winner of the Photo Competition will be announced and a presentation of the photos will follow, concluding with a special supper, (members please bring a small plate).

Contact: Robbie (4395621)        Meeting at SAR rooms, 1 Severn St, Oamaru

Supper Duty: All Members.

Jul
26
Sun
Mt Nimrod Scenic Reserve
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am

A circuit track in this scenic bush with a side trip to the Hunter Hills Conservation Area.

Contact: Julian (021716685)           Depart Medway Carpark.

Grade: E/M

Jul
31
Fri
Liverpool Hut, Mt Aspiring NP
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm

A winter trip for members with some experience in snow travel. Staying at Hawea Friday night, walk into Liverpool Hut Saturday. Explore from hut on Sunday, walk out and home on Monday.

Contact: Robbie (4395621) by Mon July 27th        Depart Medway Carpark TBA

Grade: M/F

Aug
8
Sat
Mt Studholme 1085m, Waimate
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am

15 km NW of Waimate.  You might see a wallaby, pig, deer, chamois and Tahr.  Bring a camera. Note that this trip is Saturday.

Duration: 3 hrs up and 2hrs down.

Contact: Anna (021792662)              Depart Medway Carpark

Grade: M

Aug
10
Mon
Club Night: Trip Planning
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm

Time to set the Spring Programme, so come and help build a “want to do programme”.

Contact: Julian (021716685)          Meeting at SAR rooms, 1 Severn St, Oamaru

Supper Duty: Bronwyn (4311877) Jo (021782427)

 

Aug
16
Sun
Mystery Bike Ride – Local
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am

Come and follow Neville’s dust as you work up an appetite for lunch at Fort Enfield.

Contact: Neville (4372531)                  Depart Medway Carpark

Grade: E/M, Cost: $Lunch

Sep
13
Sun
Swampy Spur/Swampy Ridge
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am

From Leith Saddle, a walk through bush to the Telecom tower and Swampy Ridge Track.

Contact: Bess (4349953)            Depart Medway Carpark

Grade: M

Sep
14
Mon
Club Night – Quiz Night
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm

A fun night set by Bess to test our knowledge and memories of tramping related questions plus hut picture identification.

Supper Duty: Wendy and Ken (4345494)             Meeting at SAR rooms, 1 Severn St, Oamaru

Sep
20
Sun
Trotters Gorge Area
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am

Explore some new country in this area.

Contact: Neville (4372531)                  Depart Medway Carpark

Grading: E/M

Sep
25
Fri
Huxley Forks Hut, Ohau
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm

Leaving Friday pm and walking into Huxley Forks on Saturday, with time to explore from the hut before returning on Sunday.

Contact: Roz (7474137) by Mon 21st            Depart Medway Carpark TBA

Grading: M