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Guidelines

Leaders of MTSC trips are asked to follow these guidelines when organising and leading Club trips:

Trip Grading

GradeDescription
FAMILY:Up to 2-3 hrs/day at casual pace. All ages accommodated.
EASY:4 hours per day.
EASY/MEDIUM:5 hours per day.
MEDIUM:7 hours per day.
MEDIUM/FIT:8 hours per day.
Fit:Over 8 hours per day.
FE:Fitness essential.
TECHNICAL:Qualifying requirements to be announced by Trip Organiser.

Contact the trip leader to discuss fitness and gear requirements.

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Weekend Trips (including Sunday day trips)

May Meeting this month: 3 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
8Pohangina WalksAllLinda Campbell027 333 4493
14-15
21-22
28-29
June Meeting this month: 7 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
4-5
12Tararua District cycle tourAllTim Swale022 134 8384
18-19
24-26Wellington Walks (Matariki)Linda Campbell027 333 4493
July Meeting this month: 5 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
1-3Lodge Food CarryAllHowie Nicholson0272 941 941
9-10
16-17
28-31Thur..Sun, 12x NZAC Lvl1 at lodge
August Meeting this month: 2 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
4-7Thur..Sun, 6x NZAC Lvl1 at lodge
5-7Fri..Sun, 6x NZAC Lvl2 at lodge
12-14Fri..Sun, 12x NZAC Lvl2 at lodge
20-21
27-28

Wednesday Trips (Easy/Medium)

February
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
2Roaring Stag, overnight optionNicki Fielder022 515 3807
9North Manakau Rd x2: Waitewaewae Peak & pt 510Ewen Cameron022 034 1180
16Barlow HutChristine Finnigan027 230 5032
23AtiwhakatuHarold Pettersson021 047 2055
March
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
2Blue Range Hut and Miki Miki trackRobbie Green022 398 2205
9Pinnacle Ridge trackJohn Salisbury280 0117
16Escarpment Track, from Paekakriki.Evan Davies357 6288
23Arcus Dam, Otaki ForksAnne West021 0266 6860
30Waitahanga trails, WhanganuiWendy Williams329 6829
April
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
6Stanfield hut, onto Cattle Creek hutCheryl D & Marilyn H027 715 8438
13Manawatu Gorge trackJenny Williamson328 6857
20Maunganui peak, behind ParaparaumuRod McKenzie027 2468 156
27Atene SkylineMarion Beadle021 206 7046
May
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
4Sledge Track to the Otangane loopRobyn Laing358 4876
11Bushy Park incl afternoon tea celibCatherine Henderson021 939 604
18Arawaru summit from Naenae RoadTim Swale022 134 8384
25Branch Rd & Behive Creek LoopBill Milham356 8136
June
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
1Anja Scholz027 749 5811
8Rangi HutMary Mercer027 372 5375
15Holdsworth, 3 optionsLorraine Barr022 074 9321
22Kohitere Forest TrailsAnne West357 5716
29Margaret McKenzie358 2535

Thursday Trips (Easy + Medium)

January
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
25-28Ruapehu Tramping, MTSC Lodge, 3 nightsRuapehu Tramping, MTSC Lodge, 3 nights
February
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
3Powell Hut or higherJohn & Gillian Thornley356 9681
10Ross Peak + Bday celebJohn Brock329 4834
17Aruwaru trig via Quartz CreekGarry Grayson027 2695934
24Blue Range HutRaewyn Buddle027 268 4807
March
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
3Towards Ruapae FallsSuzanne Clark356 8322
10Mania, Rangi LoopJudy Swainson06 358 4082
17Waiohine River to Totara FlatsAudrey Shepherd / Syd Easton06 356 7462
24Stanfield Hut & towards Cattle Creek HutJudy Swainson06 358 4082
31Branch Road & Beehive CreekWayne Lincoln021 068 5237
April
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
7Castle RockSyd Easton027 362 8857
14Shorts, Knights TracksTony Evans027 829 3069
21Awatere HutJenny McCarthy021 2152197
28Kapakapanui LoopMary & Ken Mercer027 372 5375
May
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
5TunupoDarlene Westrupp021 167 8815
12Tokomaru Farm (Waterfall!) walkJinny Anderson021 0220 9874
19Southern Walkway, WellingtonWilliam Laing022 099 7988
26TunupoTony Evans027 829 3069
June
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
2Sledge track / Windy RidgeAlistair Hall06 357 1832
9John Brock329 4834
16Garry Grayson027 2695934
23Bill Milham356 8136
30Caroline Brodie027 358 6037
July
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
7Christine Scott021 724 098
14Suzanne Clark356 8322
21Royce Mills021 055 2527
28Audrey Shepherd / Syd Easton06 356 7462
August
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
4Judy Swainson06 358 4082
11Wayne Lincoln021 068 5237
18Nicki Fielder022 515 3807
25Bryce & Raewyn Buddle027 268 4807
September
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
1Jenny McCarthy021 2152197
8John & Gillian Thornley356 9681
15Mary & Ken Mercer027 372 5375
22Darlene Westrupp021 167 8815
29Jinnie Anderson021 0220 9874
October
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
6William Laing022 099 7988
13Alistair Hall06 357 1832
20Tony Evans027 829 3069
27Bill Milham356 8136
November
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
3Christine Scott021 724 098
10Suzanne Clark356 8322
17Royce Mills021 055 2527
24Audrey Shepherd / Syd Easton06 356 7462
December
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
1Judy Swainson06 358 4082
8Wayne Lincoln021 068 5237
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