Up-and-Coming Trips
for DECEMBER 2017 and JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018

The trips page shows the upcoming single day and multi day tramps. Please note, if you intend in going on any of the tramps listed, please contact the leader in case there have been any changes to place and/or time.
(Note: Car fares are currently set at 10 cents/km)

All trips start from Ray Small Car park, next to the Papakura RSA, Elliot Street, Papakura unless otherwise stated. If in doubt, contact the leader.

*Northbound trips, the leader may meet you 20 minutes later at Recreation Ground Car park, Great South Road, School Corner, Papatoetoe. In this case, people with cars please call at Roselands to collect anyone who may need a ride.
NOTE: Trip transport is by car-pooling, at a set fare per individual trip.


(Please note: non-members are asked to please contact the leader prior to going on the tramp)

    

12 December  2017  - Tuesday Tramp

Harker's Reserve, Onewhero

Grade:

Tuesday Tramp - final Tuesday Tramp of the year

Leader:

John Campbell

Departs:

Ray Small Car Park (by RSA) at 8.30 am or meet at Harker Reserve car park at 9.10 am

Fare:

$7



14 January 2018

Cossey’s Loop Track

Grade:

Light

Leader:

Judith,  Ph: 09-296-6977

Departs:

Ray Small Car Park (by RSA) at 8.30 am

Fare:

$8

Description:

A rewarding and scenic loop walk starting from Hunua Falls, the Massey Track climbs steadily to meet the Cossey Wairoa Track.  Descend to Cosseys Dam and return via Cosseys Gorge Track which follows the creek back to Hunua Falls.  Good tracks, lush native forest, magnificent large kauris, views.

Moumoukai Road to Lyon's Road

Grade:

Medium

Leader:

Malcolm, Ph:  2983245

Departs:

Ray Small Car Park (by RSA) at 8.30 am

Fare:

$8

Description:

A long ridge walk, first in the open, then in bush. Reasonable tracks, little mud, no stream crossings. About 5 hours walking, plus stops. A car shuffle required.

 

21 January 2018

Peter R’s Mystery Puhoi Tramp

Grade:

Light

Leader:

Peter, Ph 09 267 7712 

Departs:

Ray Small Carpark (by RSA) 8.00 am – Papatoetoe, 8.30am

(Leader at Papatoetoe

Fare:

$22

Description:

North Auckland.  Puhoi has some extensive bush tracks, some of which are part of the Te Araroa Trail.  Come and join Peter on what we expect will be an interesting and enlightening mystery tramp.

Medium tramp – to be advised – check website

 

28 January 2018

Waitakere Ranges

Grade:

Light Plus

Leader:

Ann, Ph 09 2669737

Co-Leader:

Lesley, Ph  0210775278

Departs:

Ray Small Carpark (by RSA) 8.00 am – Papatoetoe, 8.30am

(Leaders at Papatoetoe

Fare:

$12

Description:

Waitakeres.  Starting at Anawhata Road and walking up to the Waitakeres Dam, passing several huts on the way. The track can be slippery in places if wet.  Approximately 4 1/2hrs

 

4th February 2018

Dickey Flat Weekend Camping Trip – no other tramps on Sunday

Grade

All Grades

Leader:

Judith, 09-296-6977

Departs:

Friday evening/Saturday morning – to be confirmed by leader

Fare:

$22

Description:

Day tramps in the area. Camping at Dickey Flat Adventure Camp, $10/person/night.

See website https://dickeyflat.com/

 

11th February 2018

Mt Auckland, North Auckland

Grade:

Light

Leader:

Robyn, Ph 09297-7821 

Departs:

8 am Ray Small Car Park (by RSA), Papatoetoe 8.30 am  - leader at Papatoetoe

Fare:

$22

Description:

Kaipara.  70km north of Auckland.  Track starts at top of Kaipara Hill Rd, 3kms from Highway 16 near Glorit.  Well-graded, undulating track, mostly through regenerating bush to summit (305m).  Great views, lunch at the top, return the same way.

Wairoa/Cosseys Track to Hunua Falls

Grade:

Medium

Leader:

Roger, Ph 021-780-895

Departs:

Ray Small Car Park (by RSA) at 8.00 am

Fare:

$10

Description:

Hunuas.  Starting from the Wairoa Dam, we commence on the Suspension Bridge Track, then head north along the undulating ridge of the Wairoa/Cosseys Track which runs along the western side of the range and links the Wairoa and Cosseys reservoirs.  Some good viewpoints.  Continue on to Hunua Falls via the Massey Track or Cosseys Gorge Track.  Short car shuffle.






 
 
   

 
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