TRIP PROGRAMME 

 

Changes to tramps will be notified on the club website and the club secretary will email these if advised in time. The trip coordinator should also be advised of proposed changes or additions to the programme or if a tramp doesn’t happen because of bad weather, poor numbers etc. Tramp descriptions, maps and downloadable GPS data for most tramps, but not all, are located on the club website.

 

Start times for tramps are 7.30 am on Wednesday and 8.00 am on Thursday, unless noted otherwise under the particular tramp. The van will leave promptly at the appointed time. The letter in brackets, for example. (A), relates to the van recovery rate.

 

Fitness/Trip Grading                                                                                              

Easy: A tramp on fairly level formed tracks, duration 4+ hours, and where there is usually the  option of returning by the same track.                                            

Moderate: A tramp of 4 – 6 hours, often on less well formed tracks or on off-track routes, can involve river crossings or short sections of steep terrain.                     

Fit: Can be over 6 hours duration, tramping on either formed tracks or off track routes, river crossings, steep terrain, snow conditions or high altitudes.

 

APRIL 2022

Wed April 6        

Mt Tama    Tongariro National Park  ( from Desert Rd return)     Mod    ( A )

Names to:   Claire Furniss      027 446 5641

 

Thurs April 7

Blyth Hut     Tongariro National Park        Mod      ( A  )    

Dick Fraser 027 457 9022

 

Sunday April 10 –Wed April 13 

Tiritiri Matangi Island 

Jean Caulton    021 044 1102 (wait list only)

 

Wed April 13     No Tramp  ( van not available )

 

Thurs April 14

Waihaha Rd to Waihaha River carpark    Western Bays        Mod   ( A )

Donna Gordon             027 919 9191         (  Van mover please)

Wednesday April 20

Castle Rock   Kaimanawa Forest Park   BJ35  Mod   (A)

Toby Ani      022 352 8393

Thurs April 21

Lower Tama Lake    Tongariro National Park     Mod         ( A )

Jan Harding          378 8483        027 441 8298

April 27, 28, 29

Tukino Rd  to  Scoria Flat.      3 Day Southern Traverse     TNP      Mod  / Hard  

 Tukino Rd to Mangaehaehu Hut ,  Mangaturuturu Hut,  Scoria Flat

Hut fees & transport $20.   Van mover please

Dave Wilding        378 0650      027 376 6313

 

Thurs April 28

Silica Rapids  &   Whakapapanui Track.   Tongariro National Park    Mod    ( A )

Carroll Robertson       377  0471      027 419  6274

Wed May 4

Te Iringa – Poronui Station    BH 37    Kaimanawa Forest Park    Mod/Hard   ( A )

Casey Bainbridge    027 378 3431  ( permit acquired, names required a week ahead please ) 

van mover please 

 

Thurs May  5

Lake Tarawera to Hot Water Beach     ( water taxi out)   Rotorua    Mod     ( A )

Gill Tate       378 2626       027 443 0531

Wed May 11

Mangatepopo, Pukekaikiore to Chateau   TNP       Mod/Hard      (A)

Elsie Skelton      027 353 3617     376 7332      van mover please

                                                                 

Thurs May 12   

Wairere Stream  up and back     Tongariro National Park     Mod   ( A )

Celia and Brian Bockett                  377 8589        027 343 4769

Wed May 18

Waiorongomai     Kaimai Forest Park    BC35    Mod  (A)

Elsie Skelton    027 353 3617     376 7332

Thurs May 19  

Arapuni River Walk          Waikato        Mod       ( A )

Sarah Bloomer        377 0896     027 693 3709

 

Thurs19 May AGM 7pm Taupo Harrier Clubrooms

May  Sat 21,Sun 22

Bike Riding

Day 1   Te Aroha to  Paeroa 22km.  Paeroa to Waihi 24km

Day 2   Omakaroa to Tauranga  return   44 km

Depart ;  Storey Place Carpark . Load bikes 8am . Easy . Motel accom Waihi Beach.

Bernie Hammersley    027 4866 783     377 4081

Wed May 25

Whirinaki    Minginui     BG 38     Mod     ( B )

Sarah Hart        377 6159        021 850 146

 

Thurs May 26

Chateau to Mangatepopo    Tongariro National Park     Mod+     ( A )   ( van mover please )

 Lyndsay Benefield             378 5729       021 100 3245

Wed June 1

Waimungu Valley/Rainbow Mt etc    BF 37   ( A )     easy/mod  ( a Medley of walks ) 

Claire Furniss                027 446 5641

 

Thurs June 2

Taranaki Falls       Tongariro National Park     Mod     ( A ) 

Donna Gordon         027 919 9191

Wed June 8

Urchin   Kaimanawa Forest Park  BH35   Mod  ( A )

Jean Caulton     021 044 1102

 

Thurs June 9

Vern’s Clearing, Whirinaki        Murupara       Mod     ( A )

Leader to be advised

Wed June 15

Mangatepopo Valley – Red Crater , return . TNP        Mod   ( A )

Sandy Fletcher      3774081    021 753 393    ( crampons available if required)

 

Thurs June 16

Desert Rd to Ohinepango Springs      Tongariro National Park    Mod   ( A )

Leader to be advised

June Fri  17

Bike Ride ;  From Storey Place carpark to Aritiatia via Rakanui Road and return via easy trails.

Depart    9am   no cost    approx. 30km

Bernie Hammersley       377 4081    027 4866 783

Wed June 22

Mt Edgecombe    Bay of Plenty    Mod     (B)      permit required

Dave Wilding       378 0650   027 740 4433

 

Thurs June 23

Purple Track Redwoods   Rotorua      Mod     ( A )

Val Wilkinson     072 160 470     021 278 0007

Wed June 29

Old  Survey Track/ Mt Tihia     BH 35       Easy/Mod    ( A )

Ross Fletcher       378 6670      021 085 25790

 

Thurs June 30

Tongariro River Trails    Turangi          Mod   ( A )

Lynda Riha       072 196 837      021 026 49756

Wed July 6

Scoria Flat, Whakapapaiti  Hut, Chateau.     TNP   BJ34      Mod      ( A )

Sandy Fletcher         377 4081       021 753 393

 

Thurs July 7

Waikato River Trails    Mangakino to Whakamaru         Mod    ( A )

Donna Gordon     027 919 9191

                                                               

Thurs July 14

Lake Rotopounamu and Mosquito Hill       Mod     ( A )

Dick Fraser      027 457  9022

Van Recovery Rates:

 A Trips: Up to 260km round-trip – minimum rate is equivalent of seven persons @ $10/per person ($70), with same cost for Turangi and Taupo members no matter where pick-up might be.

 B Trips: Between 260 - 375km round-trip – minimum rate is equivalent of seven persons @ $15 ($105) with the same cost for Turangi and Taupo members no matter where pick-up might be.

 C Trips: Over 375km round-trip – no minimum number of passengers and at $0.70 per km. Trip leader calculates cost as total km X $0.70 and divides total cost by number of participants to get individual contributions.