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Easter - North Eastern Ruahines

 

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

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

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"

Thursday 18 April 2019

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Duration: Tuesday 18 April 2017 to Saturday 22 April 2017 (5 days)
Details: It is some years since the club tramped in this area of the Ruahines. The Ruahine Range forms part of the North Island main divide. Always a challenge!
Expressions of Interest: We need to have expressions of interest quickly to ensure that transport and party arrangements can be confirmed. Please contact Tony Walton (details below) if you are interested in joining this trip
Easy /Medium: Friday 4WD track to Masters Shelter, climb Golden Crown ridge ,750m height gain, south to Parks Peak Hut . 6 bunks, good camping. 6-7 hours. Saturday descend to Upper Makaroro Hut. 4 bunks , good camping on river flats. Steep 700m descent. 2 hours. Explore up or down valley. This is whio territory. Or climb part way up Totara Spur for views. Sunday explore further, then return to Parks Peak Hut. 3 hours. Monday exit to Sentry Box road end. 3 hours.
Leader: Don Tate  ph 0274 489338  or 376 3377, 
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Medium / Fit (1): Friday 4WD to Masters Shelter, climb Golden Crown ridge ,750m height gain, south to Parks Peak Hut, descend to Upper Makaroro Hut. 4 bunks, good camping on river flats. 7 hours. Saturday climb Totara Spur to main range, 750m height gain, north over pt.1503, track to Potae, check out rock formations SW on Potae ridge, on to to Ruahine Corner Hut. 6 bunks, plenty of camping. 6 hours. Sunday return to Potae turnoff and to main range, over pt. 1503, NE over Piopio and open tops to camp at Aranga Hut site. 7 hours. Monday return to bus via Golden Crown Track. 3.5 hours.
Leader: TBA  ContactTony Walton Ph 630 2591 / 027 478 5223 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Medium / Fit (2): Friday 4WD track to Masters Shelter, climb Golden Crown ridge, 750m height gain. SW then W on track past Aranga Hut site to pt. 1396, along open tops over Piopio to main range, camp at tarns near pt. 1503. 8 hours. Saturday track to Potae ridge and Ruahine Corner, follow trapping line from airfield to Ohutu Ridge near pt.1298, head SW 1 km on Ohutu ridge, take track down to Waitokotore camp. 7 hours. Sunday track to Potae ridge, return to main range and pt. 1503, descend Totara Spur to Upper Makaroro Hut. 7 hours. Monday to Parks Peak, exit to Sentry Box road end. 4 hours.
Leader: Tony Walton Ph 630 2591 / 027 478 5223 Email:
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Maps: Tikokino BK37, Taoroa Junction BK36
Note 1: All parties to take tents.
Note 2: Early departure Thursday. Afternoon off work.
Note 3: Annual Hut Pass/ or tickets.
Transport: Club Bus   Drivers: Chris Burnett, Keith Ayton
Bus Cost: $95 members, $110 non-members
Destinaton: Mangleton Road at the start of the track to Masters Shelter
Departure: 1 PM Thursday Club Garage, 31 Sandringham Road
SHORT MEAL STOP ENROUTE
Booking: Trip No: 1724

Please quote: Weekend + [your name] + Trip NÂș with on-line payments.

 

 


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