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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.

Trip Card

Please register with the trip leader at least 2 days before the trip date, longer if possible.

Weekend Trips (including Sunday day trips)

September Meeting this month: 6 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
10MTB Kimbolton Backcountry roads + lunchMNicki Fielder022 515 3807
24-25Cow Creek HutMTim Swale022 134 8384
October Meeting this month: 4 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
8Snowskills at lodgeTechnicalHowie Nicholson, Ken Mercer0272 941 941, 027 364 6475
15MTB Woodville Backcountry roadsMNicki F, Judy S022 515 3807
30Deadman's CircuitMLinda Campbell027 333 4493
November Meeting this month: 1 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
19MTB Waitarere Forest and BeachMNicki F, Royce M022 515 3807
26Orongorongo WalksMLinda Campbell027 333 4493
December Meeting this month: 6 (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
16-18Exploring Ruapehu WeekendMTim Swale022 134 8384
January Meeting this month: none (Club Night)
DateTripGradeLeaderPhone
14MTB Foxton Forest TrailsMLynda Hunt, Nicki F225153807

Wednesday Trips (Easy/Medium)

October
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
26Apiti trackCheryl D & Marilyn H021 374 882
November
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
2Wharite Peak or Coppermine Loop/TrackHarold Pettersson021 047 2055
9Stanfield HutLeonie Downdes027 359 5015
16Raparapawai Stream and Grainger TrackMargaret McKenzie358 2535
23Herepai HutAnne West/Ewen Cameron 220341180
30Rimu ValleyMary Mercer027 372 5375
December
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
6-7Overnight/Day to Irongate HutEwen Cameron022 034 1180
14Christmas Gathering - Sledge TrackMary Mercer027 372 5375
January
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
24-26Ruapehu Rambles, Club LodgeKen Mercer027 364 6475

Thursday Trips (Easy + Medium)

September
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
1Exploring in Otaki ForksRoyce Mills021 055 2527
8Sledge track / Arapuke MBPJohn & Gillian Thornley356 9681
15Waihohonu, Tongariro National ParkTony Evans278293069
22Otangane LoopDarlene Westrupp021 167 8815
29Waitahinga Dam loopJinnie Anderson021 0220 9874
October
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
6Roaring Stag hutWilliam Laing022 099 7988
13Mangahao-Makahika trackAlistair Hall06 357 1832
20Zekes Hut Tony Evans027 829 3069
27Mangaehuehu HutCarolyn027 358 6037
November
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
3TunipoNicki Fielder 225153807
10Stanfield hutSuzanne Clark356 8322
17Blue Range Hut or Te Mara LoopJenny McCarthy021 2152197
24Powell Hut and beyond Audrey Shepherd / Syd Easton06 356 7462
December
DateDescriptionLeaderPhone
1Parawai Hut overnighterJudy Swainson06 358 4082
8Wayne Lincoln021 068 5237
11(Sun) BBQ at Massey Chaplaincy facilityJinnie Anderson021 0220 9874
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