Up-and-Coming Trips
for 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)

    

21 January 2018

Wenderholm Regional Park

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.  Start with a beach front walk, then walk the edge of the Puhoi Estuary.  Visit Couldry House, an early settler homestead.  Then climb Maungatauhoro through bush, with beautiful views across the area,  to a famous pa site.   This is a loop walk, approximately 3.5 hours long. 

 

 23 January 2018   - Tuesday Tramp

Awhitu Regional Park

Grade:

Tuesday Tramp -

Leader:

John Campbell

Departs:

Ray Small Car Park (by RSA) at 8.30 am or meet at Brook Road, Awhitu at 9.30 am

Fare:

$13

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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