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May Trips

Mt Mary (Pukaki)                                                 1st May   

Grade: Easy

This is an easy day walk. Great views of Lake Pukaki, Mt Cook and the MacKenzie basin.

Contact: David                                                 Ph: 6863550

July Trips

Aries Station                                                 Sunday 10th July  Grade: Easy  

Airies Station is in the Burkes Pass  area and we will be climbing to the top of the range behind the Homestead, views will be over the Fairlie Basin and back into the Mackenzie.

Contact: David                                               Ph: 686 3550

Ohau Bike Weekend                                       7th – 8th May

Grade: You will need to have reasonable bike fitness.

We will do two day return trips. Ohau to Twizel return and Ohau to Quailburn and return.  We will stay at Glen Mary Ski Club.

Contact:  Christine

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Mt Nimrod                                                        29th May    

This is an easy day trip to Mt Nimrod Reserve.

Contact: Barry                                              Ph: 688 5320

Dunedin walks                                          4th – 6th June     

This will consist of a collection of day walks. We will stay at a camping ground. Details to follow

Contact: Colin                                          Ph:6860995

Mid-Winter at Twizel                                    18th – 19th June

Accommodation is at a house in Twizel. Departing from Timaru 8am Saturday then taking in a walk Saturday then another on Sunday. Perhaps Ben Ohau dependant on weather and the Pyramid track on Sunday. This is our mid-winter social trip.

Contact: John                                          Ph: 688 8536

Banks Peninsular Packhorse Hut               23-24 July

This weekend trip will start at Kaituna Valley park and is a two hour walk to Pack horse historic hut. This hut has to be booked and cost is $15. Once at the hut we will then lighten our load and venture on to Mt Bradley, and possibly Mt Herbert returning back to the Hut. This is a reasonalbly big day if we make it to Mt Herbert. We will have an easy walk out on Sunday but looking at the possibility of taking in another short walk.

Contact: Christine                                      Ph: 0211276964

Pudding Hill                                                  Sunday 31st July     

Pudding hill is in the Mt Hut reserve

Contact: Barry                                            Ph: 6885320

Back Line Road                                          Sunday 7th August

Grade: Easy

This walk will follow Squires Stream.

Contact: David                                         Ph: 686 3550

Korowai Torlesse Tussockland Park   Benmore Hut                                                                        20 - 21st August                                                                                 
Grade: Easy/ Mod                                  Map BW
Approx. 9km from Springfield we will follow 13 mile Bush Stream along grassy terraces in beech forest and then sidle up to Benmore Hut (4 bunk basic A frame Hut). The walk in will take approx. 3 hours which will allow us time to explore the area around the hut. We will also take tents due to the small size of the hut.                                                          

Contact:  Catherine                              Ph: 03 6866857

Geraldine Bike Track                               Sunday 28th August    

Mountain bike track approximately 30kms. Riding is along the Orari River stop bank with some sections of single track. Easy flat riding. Track crosses the river by the Orari bridge and returns down the other side. Start and finish is at the Vance Road Car park.

Contact: Colin                                        Ph: 686 0995