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You are not booked on a multiday tramp until you have done all of the following :

1. Contacted the leader and received his / her OK to join the tramp

2. Booked in online using the below booking form. Any questions, contact our bookings person on bookings@aucktramping.org.nz

3. Paid the trip fee into the ATC bank account 02-0100-0024675-000 quoting your name, the trip number and "Weekend"

Friday 13 September 2019

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Duration: Friday 13 September 2019 to Sunday 15 September 2019 (3 days)
Details: The Kaimai Range is a natural barrier between Waikato and Bay of Plenty Districts. An ancient volcanic range, steep on the western side and gentler slopes on the eastern side.

Despite earlier devastation to many areas as a result of mining and logging, the forest has recovered well. The Aongatete area is a showcase for what effective pest control can achieve.

A weekend with amazing views over the Waikato and Bay of Plenty, and some challenges !
Easy/Medium: Saturday from Hot Springs Road end. Tuahu Track, north on North-South Track to Te Rereatukahia Hut. (12 bunks) Drop packs. After lunch a side trip up 'Baldy' to get the great views, return to hut. 4 hours. Sunday Te Rereatukahia Track, Wharawhara link Track, side trip along Wharawhara Tramway Track beside Wharawhara Stream for approx. 2 kms, return to junction, continue on to Wharawhara Road. 4 hours.
Leader: Keith Ayton    ph 630 7010    email 
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Medium: Saturday from Wharawhara Road. Wharawhara Link Track, Te Rereatukahia Track to Te Rereatukahia Hut. (12 bunks) Drop packs. After lunch tramp north over Baldy and along to Wahine Rock , return to hut. 7 hours. Sunday south on North-South Track, Tuahu Track to Tuahu Kauri tree. Sentinel Rock track up to the top of Sentinel Rock, return to junction with Tuahu Track, to Hot Springs Road. 5 hours.
Leader: Murray Gifford   ph 021 774290,    email  
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Medium/Fit: Saturday from Wharawhara Road, Wharawhara Link Track, Te Rereatukahia Track to Te Rereatukahia Hut, a quick side trip up 'Baldy' to get the great views. On south on North-South Track to Motutapere Hut (3 bunk with camping) 8 hours. Sunday continue south on North-South Track passing by track to Upland Road, 15 mins on take track to Aongatete Lodge, Wright Road. 6 hours.
Leader: Dennis Brown ph 6200144 or 021 195 5590, email  
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Huts: Annual Hut Pass or blue ticket is only required for Te Rereatukahia Hut
Transport: Club Bus   Driver: Keith Ayton
Transport Cost: $38 members, $46 non-members
Destination: Wharawhara Road carpark
Departure: Friday 7.00pm, Club Garage, 31 Sandringham Road
NO DINNER BREAK EN ROUTE
Booking: Trip Nº 1730 
Please quote: Weekend + [your name] + Trip Nº with on-line payments.

 

 


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