Tramps & Activities Calendar

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Tramps & Activities Calendar2012-08-08T11:20:33+00:00

Sep
23
Sun
Puhinui Reserve – Wiri @ Glen Eden Post Shop
Sep 23 @ 8:30 am

Grade: Easy
Timing: 3.5+ hrs

Puhinui Reserve is part of the Matukuturua volcanic field centred around Wiri Mountain. Easy walking on mostly flat ground.
After this part of the walk, we will take a short drive towards the airport and walk around the sculpture trial by the Warehouse/mini golf.

Sep
30
Sun
Karangahake Gorge – Paeroa @ Karangahape Gorge Visitor Carpark SH2
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am

THERE WILL BE NO GLEN EDEN MEETING SO PHONE LEADER TO SEE WHO IS GOING TO SHARE A RIDE

Grade: Moderate
Timing: 4-5 hrs

Karangahake Gorge has a maze of bridges, trams, water races and regenerating native bush. The Gorge is on State Highway 2 between Paeroa and Waihi is about 2 hours drive from Auckland. Parking is available directly off the State Highway at Karangahake and toilets and basic visitor information can be accessed at the car park.
Bring a torch for any tunnel walking during the day.
Please let Craig know by Friday 28 that you will be meeting him at Karangahake or if you may need transport.

Oct
7
Sun
Whatipu @ Glen Eden Post Shop
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am

Grade: Moderate/Difficult
Timing: 5 hrs

This walk will include walking along the beach, past the caves and up almost to the Pararaha Valley and return. We can also include going up to the lookout and old signal house site which could be done by scaling up the hill from the beach. We can also go round past the gap. The exact walk may change

Oct
14
Sun
Coastal Walk – Titirangi @ Entrance to Pinesong, Avonleigh Rd (off Godley Rd)
Oct 14 @ 8:30 am

Grade: Easy
Timing: 3-4 hours

From Avonleigh Road we will walk down to Maori Bay and around the picturesque coast to Jenkins Bay Titirangi at low tide. This maybe slippery and muddy in places. We will return overland with welcome stop for coffee at The Village.

NB: No meeting in Glen Eden – meet at Pinesong, Avonleigh Rd

Oct
15
Mon
Club Night – Machu Picchu @ Kelston Community Centre
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Gael Ogilivie will be coming along to talk about her recent South American tour and hiking up to Machu Picchu. This should be a very interesting evening.
As usual we will mix and mingle afterwards with a cuppa and bickies.

Oct
21
Sun
Labour Weekend – no trip
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am

No tramps planned so kick back & relax or ring around if you feel like a walk

Oct
26
Fri
Dinner & Movie “DOUGH” @ Ryders Theatre
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm

An old Jewish baker (Jonathan Pryce) sees his struggling business boom when his young apprentice (Jerome Holder) accidentally drops marijuana into the dough.
Cost: $30.00 which includes dinner & movie. BYO drink and glasses. The club will supply dessert.

Minimum numbers are required to make this event work, so please do indicate to Geoff early if you would like to attend. No problem to bring along friends and family.

Time not confirmed yet – probably 6pm

Please pay direct to WADTC bank account 12-3034-0697604-00&use your name & ”Movie” as reference.

Oct
28
Sun
Rangitoto Island @ Rangitoto Ferry Wharf (west of Waiheke Wharf)
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am

No Meeting in Glen Eden

Fullers Ferry departs Auckland 9.15am, Devonport 9.25am
Return ferry leaves Rangitoto 4pm

Buy your tickets at either the Fullers or 360 Discovery Office

Grade: Moderate
Timing: 5 hrs

Enjoy the unique landscape and birdlife of Rangitoto Island. We will take the Coastal Rd to Mackenzie Bay and from there ascend to the summit. A visit to the lava cave (torch recommended) will precede our return to the wharf.
Please ensure footwear is completely clean and pack your lunch in rodent proof containers. (torch recommended) will precede our return to the wharf.