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Tramping trips run most weekends throughout the year with longer trips over Christmas and the long holidays.
All our trips are led by experienced club members and follow our trip planning and safety procedures. Family tramping trips are run as day walks and overnight trips and are run regularly throughout the year mainly in the Wellington region. The children on these trips range in age from about 2 years to 12 years old.
All children are accompanied by an adult.
The trip schedule lists all family trips that are coming up. All alpine trips being run are listed on the alpine trip schedule.
As is the nature of alpine trips, climbing objectives can, and often do, change due to weather and snow conditions. Sometimes your trip leader will cancel the trip. Safety comes first.
We offer sea kayaking trips throughout the year. Our sea-kayaking takes place on protected or sheltered waters such as the Marlborough Sounds, Abel Tasman, North Island lakes or Wellingtons harbours. All kayak trips are lead by experienced club members and most are organised with the help of a kayak company. Mountain bike trips are run throughout the year, going to places around Wellington, up to Rotorua and Taranaki and south to the Marlborough Sounds, the Heaphy track and Whakamarina.
The club runs trips to popular North Island climbing spots including Taupo, Taranaki and Ruapehu as well as running trips to the South Island for climbing in and around Christchurch, Wanaka, Queenstown and Dunedin. Please check our current trip schedule. Indoor sport climbing happens at the climbing walls run by Fergs Rock n Kayak and Hangdog. Members get a discount at Fergs if climbing on Wednesday nights.
The club can also help organise lead climbing courses when s are sufficient. Climbing is an activity that is dangerous if done incorrectly and it is a requirement that individual climbers take responsibility for their own safety. SkiingSki Touring and many more… Like Canyoning is proving quite popular and gaining a place on the schedule, stay involved!
Tramping Tramping trips run most weekends throughout the year with longer trips over Christmas and the long holidays. We Mainly tramping wellington a range of trip grades to suit everyone: Easy trips on easy tracks at a leisurely pace with lots of rests and a duration of hours through to Fit tramps that tend to be off track, at a fast pace with few rests and last for up to 11 hours. Family Tramping Family tramping trips are run as day walks and overnight trips and are run regularly throughout the year mainly in the Wellington region. To a Family Trip The trip schedule lists all family trips that are coming up.
Alpine Mountaineering For alpine mountaineering and tramping, the club offers: Relatively straight forward trans-alpine tramps involving tops travel in the North and South Islands Mountaineering trips featuring specific climbing objectives that range from the straight forward no ropes requiredto the technically difficult Instruction courses snowcraft to enable members to learn new skills and come on alpine trips.
Types of Alpine Trips The club runs three types of alpine trips: ALP1 requires skills equivalent to snowcraft level ability to use ice axe and crampons ; ALP2 requires skills equivalent to an AIC course level ability to use ice axe, crampons and ropes ; ALP3 requires ALP2 skills plus ificant alpine experience and confidence.
Most alpine mountaineering trips are graded Medium or Fit. To an Alpine Trip All alpine trips being run are listed on the alpine trip schedule.
Safety Comes First As is the nature of alpine trips, climbing objectives can, and often do, change due to weather and snow conditions. Kayaking We offer sea kayaking trips throughout the year. To a kayak trip you must be: physically fit with a strong back and able to swim The kayak grades are: Easy No prior Mainly tramping wellington required Medium Strenuous, not necessary technically challenging May require some prior experience The kayak company usually provide: kayaks usually double kayaks paddling gear a safety briefing some basic instruction.
Trips are very social in nature and are deed to be enjoyable rather than overly strenuous. The club does not run river based white-water trips. Mountain Biking Mountain bike trips are run throughout the year, going to places around Wellington, up to Rotorua and Taranaki and south to the Marlborough Sounds, the Heaphy track and Whakamarina. Most trips require mountain bike experience and fitness. And More!Mainly tramping wellington
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Types of Club Trips