Parawai Tramping Club

Trip Schedule

Sunday 5 April
Maharahara Crossing cancelled
Organiser:Elisabeth
Phone:0273498527
Grade:Medium
Fare:$30

Southern Ruahine Range. A party going in at each end with a key swap half way.


Sunday 17 May
Kapakapanui
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021334037
Grade:Medium
Fare:$5

Leave from Kapiti School at 8am. Need more cars to maintain bubbles. Ring or text Owen if going.


23-24 May
Cape Palliser
Organiser:Chantal
Phone:0274218785
Grade:Easy
Fare:$30

Camping. Leave Kapiti Road school at 9am. Camping near Stonewall Creek on the south coast.
If there are more than 10 then there will be two groups with the second camping separately in the Mangatoetoe Valley.


Queens Birthday 30 May to 1 June
Cone Flats - Totara Flats
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021334037
Grade:Medium
Fare:$25

Camping both nights. Small party. Meet at Kapiti Road School at 8:30am.


Queens Birthday 30 May to 1 June
Middle Hill, Whetu, Mohaka Hot Springs (Kawekas)
Organiser:To be confirmed
Phone:
Grade:Medium/Fit
Fare:$50

Camping. Bring warm gear. Small party.


6-7 June
Mt Hector
Organiser:Solly
Phone:0274516226
Grade:Medium
Fare:$10

Warm gear because we may need to camp. Small party.


Sunday 7 June
Pukeatua
Organiser:Paula
Phone:0210381824
Grade:Medium
Fare:$5

Local hill section of Te Araroa between Otaki Forks and Waikanae.


Thursday 11 June
Titahi Bay south coast
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021334037
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$10

Easy walk around the coast from Titahi Bay. Some rock hopping.


Sunday 14 June
Baring Head and around to Barney's Whare
Organiser:Neville
Phone:04 905 6084
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$15

Walking but mountain biking if you want to head off on bike.
Leave Kapiti Primary (back carpark) 8:30am.


Sunday 21 June
Whareroa Farm loop
Organiser:Kate
Phone:0210731953
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$5

Local day walk. The challenge is two loops, four tracks. Do one loop or both.
Meet at the primary school at 9am or at Whareroa Farm Reserve car park at 9.15am.


27-28 June
Mt Holdsworth
Organiser:TBA
Phone:021334037
Grade:Medium
Fare:$25

Trip up Holdsworth with option of going along to Jumbo if the weather is kind.


Sunday 5 July
Mangaone walk (both ways)
Organiser:David Williams
Phone:0274875814
Grade:Easy
Fare:$5

Easy local day walk with no big climbs.


Saturday 11 July
Mid winter dinner
Organiser:Elisabeth
Phone:0273498527
Grade:Easy
Fare:Pay for your own.

Dinner on Saturday night.
Venue: Passo resturant. Pay for your own meal.


Sunday 12 July
Waiotauru Hut
Organiser:Tony
Phone:0275700759
Grade:Medium
Fare:$10

Day walk from Otaki Forks - small party.


Sunday 19 July
Mt Wainui
Organiser:TBA
Phone:021334037
Grade:Medium
Fare:$5

Up the local hill from Whareroa.


25-26 July
Snowcraft at Ruapehu
Organiser:Chris
Phone:021 212 7292
Grade:Medium
Fare:$50

Learn some of the skills for trips above the snowline. Will go up Friday for the evening on the hill.


Thursday 30 July
Mt Mick
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021 334 037
Grade:Medium
Fare:$5

Climb one of the hills behind Otaki. WWII bomber crash near the top.
Trip date moved because of weather.


Sunday 2 August
Orange Hut
Organiser:Brandon
Phone:021 252 8156
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$5

Walk behind Mt Wainui.
Some could also mountainbike.


8-9 August
Sunrise Hut
Organiser:Dave and Susan
Phone:021 236 4184
Grade:Easy
Fare:$35

Up and back - maybe some snow.


8-9 August
Sunrise - Te Atuaoparapara
Organiser:Tony
Phone:027 570 0759
Grade:Fit
Fare:$35

Ruahines trip. Sunrise on Saturday then longer day on Sunday. May have some snow and ice.


Sunday 16 August
Mt Titi
Organiser:Paula
Phone:0210381824
Grade:Mountain Bike
Fare:$5

Mountain-biking off the Maungakotukutuku valley.


Sunday 16 August
Maunganui
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021334037
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$5

Walk to Maunganui from Maungakotukutuku valley. Leave Kapiti School 8:30am.


22-23 August
Gourmet Trip - Waikuku Lodge Haurangis
Organiser:David Williams
Phone:0274875814
Grade:Easy
Fare:tba

Waikuku Lodge is east of Martinborough in the Haurangis.
We have booked the Lodge for both Friday and Saturday nights. There will be day walks for those wanting more than food and a social night.
Note: The approach road is closed until 4:30pm on the Friday, because of pine logging near the road.


28-30 August
Irongate - Tunapo
Organiser:Tony
Phone:027 570 0759
Grade:Medium/Fit
Fare:$35

Weekend in the Ruahines.


4-6 September
Oturere and Emerald Lake
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021 334 037
Grade:Fit
Fare:$50

Tongariro National Park - harder trip, may need some ice gear.
Leaving Friday afternoon.


4-6 September
Waihohonu Hut - Tongariro National Park
Organiser:TBA
Phone:021 334 037
Grade:Easy
Fare:$50

Going up late Friday. Easy walk in from Desert Road and day walks from the comfortable hut.


19-20 September
Rangiwhia - Deadmans
Organiser:TBA
Phone:021 334 037
Grade:Medium
Fare:$35

Overnight at Rangiwahia Hut then out via Deadmans if the weather is kind.


19-20 September
Te Hekenga - Triangle
Organiser:Tony
Phone:027 570 0759
Grade:Fit
Fare:$35

Longer, harder trip in the Ruahines.


26-27 September
Southern Crossing
Organiser:Brandon
Phone:0212528156
Grade:Fit
Fare:$20

Classic tramp - an easier fit trip.
Need to have storm gear. Above the bush line for much of it so weather dependent.


Saturday 3 October
Escarpment by moonlight
Organiser:Glenda
Phone:0211104277
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$5

Night jaunt along the escarpment track between Paekakariki and Pukerua Bay. Transport is by train.


Sunday 4 October
Pencarrow Lakes
Organiser:Neville
Phone:027 514 8047
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$10

Interesting day walk south of Eastbourne.


Saturday 10 October
Waikawa or Spion Kop
Organiser:TBA
Phone:021 334 037
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$10

Day trip near Levin.


Sunday 11 October
Foxton mountain bike ride
Organiser:Darrel
Phone:027 352 8958
Grade:Mountain Bike
Fare:$25

Easy mountain-biking through pine forest.


11-16 October
Ski week on Ruapehu
Organiser:Bryan Wild
Phone:029 773 700
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:$50

Staying in a club hut at Whakapapa.


Sunday 18 October
Remutaka Range - Whakanui Track
Organiser:David Williams
Phone:0274875814
Grade:Medium/Fit
Fare:$10

Longer walk into the Orongorongo valley.


Labour Weekend 24-26 October
Southern Main Range
Organiser:Chris
Phone:0212127292
Grade:Fit
Fare:$10

Classic Tararua trip.


31 October to 1 November
Trains Hut
Organiser:Pam
Phone:04 902 2486
Grade:Medium
Fare:$50

Walk up Waitotara River north west of Whanganui.


Sunday 8 November
Manor Park - Belmont
Organiser:Glenda
Phone:021 212 7292
Grade:Medium
Fare:$10

Longer day walk.


12-15 November
Round Ruapehu
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021223037
Grade:Medium/Fit
Fare:$50

Easy trip. Could have a longer trip as well if enough interest.


21-22 November
Pukeokahu
Organiser:Tony
Phone:0275700759
Grade:Medium/Fit
Fare:$35

The annual Pukeokahu fundraiser. Note cost of the walk and dinner is extra.
May change if Pukeokahu decide to alter things due to the virus.


28-29 November
Mangahao Flats
Organiser:David Williams
Phone:0274875814
Grade:Medium
Fare:$20

A there and back to one of the less visited huts.


30 November to 5 December
Nelson Lakes - Moss Pass
Organiser:Peter D
Phone:021 328 471
Grade:Medium/Fit
Fare:TBA

Multi-day trip rescheduled from lock-down.
Waiting list; so check availability with Peter.


14-20 January
Sounds - Arapawa Island
Organiser:TBA
Phone:021 334 037
Grade:Easy/Medium
Fare:TBA

Plan is to have accommodation on the island. Some will launch back to Picton and some may kayak back (a 2 day paddle).


23 January to 7 February
Wilkin - Mt Aspiring NP
Organiser:Owen
Phone:021 334 037
Grade:Medium
Fare:tba

South Island trip. Place holder for dates.


17-18 April
Matiu-Somes Island
Organiser:Dave
Phone:021 236 4184
Grade:Easy
Fare:$17

Cost of $17 is for accommodation. We go over on the ferry and you pay for that separately.


X

Easy

TERRAIN:
Easy, non demanding.

SUITABLE FOR:
Most ages and fitness levels.

WALKING TIME:
2 - 4 hours.

X

Easy/Medium

TERRAIN:
Mostly easy, some demanding.

SUITABLE FOR:
Most ages and fitness levels.

WALKING TIME:
4 - 6 hours.

X

Medium

TERRAIN:
Varied, moderately demanding.

SUITABLE FOR:
Moderate fitness Levels.

WALKING TIME:
5 - 7 hours.

X

Medium/Fit

TERRAIN:
Varied, more demanding.

SUITABLE FOR:
Fitness and stamina required.

WALKING TIME:
6 - 8 hours.

X

Fit

TERRAIN:
Varied & challenging.

SUITABLE FOR:
Fitness and stamina required.

WALKING TIME:
7 - 10+ hours.