Craigmore Station Sunday 4th May
Grade . Easy
A short walk on Craigmore Station up to a bothy on the top of the hill. Extensive views and some interesting geological features of note
Leader : Robert Ph: 6846845
Cooked Spur Hut Mesopotamia 17th – 18th May
Leaving Saturday morning with walk starting from Bush stream car park. It is approx. a 4 hour walk to Crooked Spur Hut. We will return the same way.
Trip Leader: Christine Ph: 0211276964
Tribulation Hut Sunday 25th May
Grade. Easy / Moderate
Joining the Geraldine Tramping Club for a day trip to Tribulation Hut. This tramp is off the Double Hill Run Road which is in the Upper Rakaia Area. This is approximately a three hour walk to the Redcliffe Saddle which opens up to good tussock flats with a tarn after climbing the Redcliffe Stream easement . Return will be by the same route.
Leader: Lynley Ph. 0274301603
Te Araroa From Rakaia to Lake Heron Queen’s Birthday
Grade. Medium/Fit 31st May – 2nd June
A third go at this trip staying at Comyns and Double huts en route. Very weather dependent, and much of the trail is designated as a ‘route’, with Turton’s and Clent Hills Saddles to be negotiated, so the trip is graded as medium/fit.
Leader: Robert Ph: 684 6845
Akaroa 12th – 13th July
Leaving on Friday evening, and possibly staying in a backpackers for the two nights. A good range of day-
Leader: Robert Ph. 6846845
Mt Grey Amberley North Canterbury 26 -
Mt Grey is inland from Amberley in North Canterbury. We will leave Timaru early on the Saturday and if time allows there is two short walks in the Waipara area, Tiromoana Bush walkway and Mt Cass walkway , after completing one of those walks we will return to Amberley where we stay the night in a private cottage ( no charge). Sunday we climb Mt Grey/ Maukatere 934 m, and hopefully rewarded with great views over the North Canterbury region.
Leader. David Ph. 6863550
Kakahu and Waitohi Bush -
Two local reserves with healthy regenerating bush. Good walking tracks.
Leader. Christine Ph. 0211276964 or email email@example.com
Mt Sunday and Mt Guy Sunday 8th June
Day trip to the upper Ashburton, Lake Clearwater firstly to Mt Sunday aprox. 2 hour walk then to Mt Guy approx. a three hour walk. Involves a bit of a climb and lots of great views.
Trip Leader: Christine Ph. 021 1276964
Mid Winter Social Trip and Walks. Braemar Station Grade. Easy. 21st – 22nd June
We will be staying at Braemar Station Shearers Quarters. There will be a walk on Saturday and Sunday. It would be great see this weekend well supported. Hope you can come.
Contact: Catherine & Owen Ph: 686 6857
Rangitata Gorge Sunday 29th June Grade. Easy/Moderate
We will start at the Rangitata Diversion Race along the public assess easement onto the terraces gaining good views of the gorge and continue on to a hut.. If times allows I plan to continue walking further up the easement along Naebo Stream towards the Moorehouse Range and maybe up to Brown Saddle.
Leader: Catherine Ph:6866857
Mt John Tekapo -
Departing Timaru at 8am. Mt John Sumimit track. Aprox 3 ½ hours loop walk return via the lake shore Stunning views all around.
Leader. Barry Ph. 6885320
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