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Ruahines - Extension

 

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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"

When booking a trip for multiple people, please read this additional guide

Friday 19 April 2019

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Duration: Friday 19 April 2019 to Sunday 28 April 2019 (10 days)
Details: The extended trip will be an 8-10 day private car Fit adventure into several less-visited sections of the park. Untracked wilderness, arduous terrain, exposed tops, potential winter conditions and several nights camping make this a trip for fit and experienced trampers only.
Friday 19: drive from Auckland to Sentry Box Hut track start on Mangleton Road (6hrs), climb to ridgeline, south to Parks Peak Hut. 2½ hrs.
Saturday 20: drop to upper Makaroro, up Totara Spur, south along main ridge (possible detour to Kylie Biv), camp at tarns before Maroparea. 7 hrs.
Sunday 21: Continue south on main ridge past Sparrowhawk Biv to Sunrise Hut. 7 hrs.
Monday 22: climb to Te Atuaoparapara, head north on ridge over pt 1546 into bush to meet track dropping to Wakelings Hut. 5 hrs.
Tuesday 23: climb to Rangotea, north along Mokai Patea Range, down spur over pt 1247 to Otukota Hut. 6-7 hrs.
Wednesday 24: down Maropea/Waikamaka River to Iron Bark Hut (high level track if river is high). Short day, 4 hrs.
Thursday 25: follow river down 1 km, ascend track to Ohutu Ridge, continue to pt 1298 and locate and follow taped trapping line across to Te Rakaunuiakura and Ruahine Corner Hut. 7 hrs.
Friday 26: take ridge to Potae, track to main ridge then over Piopio past Aranga hut site and around to Parks Peak Hut. 8 hrs.
Saturday 27: and Sunday 28 - spare days; return to cars, back to Auckland.
Contact: Dennis Brown Ph 620 0144 e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ';document.getElementById('cloakb036579d0fc0d4d1ed2f1531ecadad5a').innerHTML += ''+addy_textb036579d0fc0d4d1ed2f1531ecadad5a+'<\/a>';
Note: Trip is weather dependent and subject to change.
Get in quick! Numbers are limited.