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.

Flexi Trips

 Members who are interested in a Flexi Trip please contact the organiser for more information.


Trent Valley – West Coast

 A 5 day tramp up the Trent Valley to Trent Saddle and down the Haupiri valley to road end.

Contact : Bill  (03 6898762)         Grading :M/F 

Awakino Skifield,  Flowers

December is the time for viewing the  Rananculas  and more in this area. Come for a walk with Bronwyn and learn about these alpine beauties. 

Contact : Bronwyn  (4311877)      Grading : E 

Dave’s Track – Trotters Gorge
Nov 17 @ 8:30 am

The Geraldine Tramping Club will join us for the day walk from the Reserve up Dave’s Track, South Peak and return via forestry roads with a side trip to Anh’s Peak. 


Contact :  Maurice   (4346166)                                                        Depart Medway car park, 8.30am Sun


Grading : E-M  

Mt. Brewster Hut, West Coast
Nov 22 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm

Departing Friday evening staying in backpackers or tent at a D O C camp site.

Sat, walk up to the Brewster Hut for the night. Hut Tickets $15 or A H P required. From the hut an afternoon climb of Mt Armstrong  at 2174m (2-3hrs) for breath taking views.

Sun , leisurely return back down to the car park.


Contact :  Anna  (021792662)                                                   Depart Medway car park, Fri,  pm, T B A


Grading : M

Mt Ida Water Race – Bike Ride
Dec 1 @ 7:30 am

Mt Ida water race in Central Otago is a well formed track with a gentle gradient of 18kms, returning to the start via gravel road, 12km. Total 30km round trip.

Contact organiser before Sun 1st for arranging bike transport.


Contact :  Maurice Gray (4346166)                                                 Depart Medway car park, 7.30am Sun


Grading : E $42


Dalgety Range Traverse
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm

Sat afternoon drive up the Haka Valley and stay on farm.

Sun, walk the length of the Dalgety Range,highest point 1752 m, which runs between the Hakataramea and MackenziePasses.  Two vehicles are required for this trip.


Contact : John  ( 4395598)                                                                    Depart Medway car park, 4pm Sat


Grading :M 

Club Night: Christmas Pot Luck Dinner
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm

A plate of finger food to share and BYO drinks. The last meeting for the year and time to exchange plans for the new year and beyond.


Contact :  Karyl  (4395518)                                                                    Meet at the club rooms 6.30pm Mon


Mt.Kyburn 1636 m
Dec 15 @ 7:00 am

Starting from the Mt Buster Rd climbing up the S/W ridge to the summit and returning down past Buster Hut and Little Kyeburn Track.


Contact :  Neville ( 4372531 )                                                                 Depart Medway car park, 7am Sun


Grading : M