WTMC trip schedule

WTMC will be resuming a full schedule of club trips from mid-July. Keep an eye on this page for all the trips we will be running over the winter.

On-line Schedule

If you would like more information about a trip or would like to sign up to any of the trips, please contact the Chief Guide.

Last update: 13 Aug 2020

7-9 August

  • Alp 1 (M) Tongariro NP, Te Heuheu from Lodge. map (Henry Fisher), signup closes: 22 Jul 2020. Max group size of 5. Tags
  • Alp 1 (F) Tongariro NP, Peak Bagging from Lodge. map (Stuart Meiklejohn), signup closes: 22 Jul 2020. Max group size of 5.
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Cone Hut from Waiohine Gorge. map (Alan Falloon), signup closes: 22 Jul 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Tararua FP, Alpha Hut from Waiohine Gorge. map (Tracey Avolio), signup closes: 22 Jul 2020. CANCELLLED – Lack of numbers. Max group size of 6. Tags

14-16 August

  • Alp 2 (F) Tongariro NP, Pinnacles Traverse from Lodge. map (Henry Fisher), signup closes: 29 Jul 2020. CANCELLED – Lodge being closed, level2. Max group size of 4.
  • Ski (MF) Tongariro NP, Ski Touring from Lodge. map (Jenny Cossey), signup closes: 29 Jul 2020. CANCELLED – Due to Illness. Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Makaretu Hut from Kashmir Road. map (Fiona Millington), signup closes: 29 Jul 2020. CANCELLED – Lack of numbers. Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Top Gorge Hut from Kashmir Road. map (Matt Cowan), signup closes: 29 Jul 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Family (3) , Mt Climie from Upper Hutt. map (Beth Piggott), signup closes: 29 Jul 2020. Take a walk up to see a different side of Upper HuttTags

21-23 August

  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Cattle Creek Hut from Tamaki West Road. map (Tony Stephens), signup closes: 05 Aug 2020. Cattle Creek Hut via A-Frame hut and Stanfield hut Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Cattle Creek Hut from Tamaki West Road. map (James Wratt), signup closes: 05 Aug 2020. Cattle Creek Hut via Stanfield hut Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Family (1) Tongariro NP, Family Weekend from Lodge. map (No Leader required). Family friendly’ weekends. If you want to make sure there’ll be kids at the lodge for your kids to hang out with, those are the weekends to book.

28-30 August

  • Ski (M) Tongariro NP, Skiing and Ski touring from Lodge. map (Graeme Hearfield), signup closes: 12 Aug 2020. 10 Bunks booked for club trips Max group size of 10.
  • Tramp (M) Tararua FP, Kapakapanui Hut from Otaki Forks. map (Dan Nicholson / James Johnston), signup closes: 12 Aug 2020. Sat AM departure- walk to Waiotarua Hut then up spur past point 555 to Kapakapanui and then Kapakapnui hut for the night. Sun – Follow ridge near point 890 to Pukeatua track and then back to Otaki Forks. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Waitewaewae Hut from Otaki Forks. map (Florence Reynolds), signup closes: 12 Aug 2020. Sat AM departure. Share transport with M group Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Apl 1+ (M) Tongariro NP, Girdlestone from Ohakune. map (Mike Wilson), signup closes: 12 Aug 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (E) Tongariro NP, Lake Surprise from Ohakune. map (Leader required), signup closes: 12 Aug 2020. Stay Sat night at Mangaturuturu Hut. Need to collect a “walkers access pass” for Ohakune Mountain Road from the Visitor Centre / DoC office in Ohakune

4-6 September

  • Training (M) Tongariro NP, Ski Touring Course from TBC. map (Graeme Hearfield), signup closes: 19 Aug 2020. Introduction to ski touring course with a qualified ski guide. This will cover basic avalanche safety, equipment, uphill travel and ski improvement. To attend you need to be a strong intermediate skier. Contact Graeme Hearfield if you’re interested. Cost around $400pp. Max group size of 8.
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Blue Range Hut from Kiriwhakapapa. map (Fiona Millington), signup closes: 19 Aug 2020. Sat AM departure Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Nav (M) Tararua FP, Cow Creek Hut from Kiriwhakapapa. map (Leader required), signup closes: 19 Aug 2020. Sat Am departure. Nav to Cow Creek via point 970 and Cow Saddle. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Alp 1 (M) Craigieburn FP, Craigieburn Exploration from Criagieburn Campsite. map (Leader required), signup closes: 12 Aug 2020. Alpine day walks from Craigieburn campsite. Flights and day off work required
  • Family (1) Tongariro NP, Family Weekend from Lodge. map (No Leader required), signup closes: 19 Aug 2020. Family friendly’ weekends. If you want to make sure there’ll be kids at the lodge for your kids to hang out with, those are the weekends to book.

11-13 September

  • Tramp (EM) Tongariro NP, Tama Lakes from Lodge. map (Maarten Ruiter), signup closes: 26 Aug 2020. Tama Lakes plus other options for day trips Max group size of 10. Tags
  • Alp 1 (M) Tongariro NP, Ruapehu summit plateau camping from Lodge. map (Gareth Robinson), signup closes: 26 Aug 2020.
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Ruahine Crossing E-W from Ngamoko Rd. map (Katie Mattera), signup closes: 26 Aug 2020. Sat night at Leon Kinvig Hut – Co-ordinate transport with W-E group Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Ruahine Crossing W-E from Limestone Rd. map (Paul Christoffel), signup closes: 26 Aug 2020. Sat night at Leon Kinvig Hut – Co-ordinate transport with E-W group Max group size of 6.
  • Family (3) Wellington, Skyline Walkway map (Beth Piggott), signup closes: 26 Aug 2020. Follow the ridge dividing city and rural between Johnsonville and KaroriTags

16-20 Spetember

  • Tramp (M) Lewis Pass, St James Walkway from Lewis Pass. map (Maj-Britt Engelhardt / Tracey Avolio), signup closes: 24 Aug 2020. Two days off work required. Hard medium option. 4 days walking including two very long days. Ferry Weds afternoon, return late Sun night. Max 8. Max group size of 8. Tags

18-20 September

  • Tramp (Easy) Lewis Pass, Lewis Pass day walks from Lewis Pass. map (Fiona Millington), signup closes: 26 Aug 2020. Co-ordinatte transport with M group. Max group size of 5.
  • Alp 1+ (MF) Tongariro NP, Southern Peaks from Lodge. map (Henry Fisher), signup closes: 02 Sep 2020. The Southern Peaks (to include Alp1 skills revision). Max group size of 6.
  • TBC (TBC) Tongariro NP, TBC from Lodge. map (TBC), signup closes: 02 Sep 2020. 4 bunks booked for club trips. Max group size of 4.
  • Family (2) Wellington, Seton Nossiter Park map (Lora Vardarova), signup closes: 02 Sep 2020. Find Merja’s waterfall, Wellington’s highest

25-27 September

  • Day (EM) Belmont Regional Park, Puke Ariki Traverse from Wellington. map (Tony Stephens), signup closes: 09 Sep 2020. Max group size of 12.
  • Tramp (M) Tararua FP, Cow Creek Hut from Putara Road. map (Aimee Paterson), signup closes: 09 Sep 2020. Via Roaring Stag. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Roaring Stag Hut from Putara Road. map (Maarten Ruiter), signup closes: 09 Sep 2020. Awsome company and food.Tags
  • Family (1) Tongariro NP, Family Weekend from Lodge. map (No Leader required), signup closes: 09 Sep 2020. Family friendly’ weekends. If you want to make sure there’ll be kids at the lodge for your kids to hang out with, those are the weekends to book.
  • Family (3) Tararua FP, Atiwhakatu Hut from Holdsworth. map (Amelia White), signup closes: 09 Sep 2020. Classic first Tararua tramp. Bookings will be required – each family group will need to book themselves. Kids are free.Tags

2-4 October

  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Mangahao Flats Hut from Mangahao Rd. map (Cindy Jemmett), signup closes: 16 Sep 2020. Sat Am departure. Pick up MF group from Poads Rd on Sunday. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Te Matawai Hut from Mangahao Rd. map (Leader required), signup closes: 16 Sep 2020. Sat Am departure. Te Matawai Hut via Mangaho Flats, and out to Poads Rd on Sunday. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Alp 1 (M) Tongariro NP, Moonlight Tongariro Crossing from Mangatepopo Rd. map (Matt Conway / Emily Shrosbree), signup closes: 16 Sep 2020. The trip may run on another weekend close to a full moon if there is a suitable weather window.
  • Family (1) Tongariro NP, Family Weekend from Lodge. map (No Leader required), signup closes: 16 Sep 2020. Family friendly’ weekends. If you want to make sure there’ll be kids at the lodge for your kids to hang out with, those are the weekends to book.

9-11 October

  • Tramp (EM) Remutaka FP, Mt Matthews from Catchpool Valley. map (Leader required), signup closes: 23 Sep 2020. Fri Night – walk to Paua Hut. Sat – take day packs to Mt Matthews and return to Paua Hut via Mt Matthews track. Sun – back to Wellington. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Nav (M) Remutaka FP, Corner Creek Campsite from Catchpool Valley. map (Matt Conway), signup closes: 23 Sep 2020. Fri night – walk to Paua hut. Sat – up Paua Ridge to Tapokopoko and then to Corner Creek campsite. Sun- back to Catchpool via South Saddle or around coast for pick-up by EM group. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Jacks Flat Biv from Holdsworth. map (Leader required), signup closes: 23 Sep 2020. Max group size of 6.
  • Ski (MF) Tongariro NP, Ski Touring map (Sam Kempthorne), signup closes: 23 Sep 2020. Max group size of 6.
  • Family (1) Tongariro NP, Family Weekend from Lodge. map (No Leader required), signup closes: 23 Sep 2020. Family friendly’ weekends. If you want to make sure there’ll be kids at the lodge for your kids to hang out with, those are the weekends to book.
  • Family (1-2) Upper Hutt, Kaitoke Regional Park map (Lora Vardarova), signup closes: 23 Sep 2020. Lots of options for picnic, daywalks and camping.

16-18 October

  • Alp 1 (M) Tongariro NP, Paretetaitonga from Lodge. map (Henry Fisher), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Paretetaitonga … the harder way (to include Alp1 skills revision). Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (EM) Egmont NP, Holly Hut from North Egmont. map (Leader required), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Egmont NP, Pouakai Circuit from North Egmont. map (Anne de Ferron), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags

23-26 October (Labour weekend)

  • Tramp (EM) Kahurangi NP, Kings Creek Hut from Wangapeka River Road. map (Leader required), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Fri night – Siberia Campsite. Sat – Kings Creek Hut. Sun – day trip to Kiwi Saddle Hut and back to Kings Creek Hut. Mon – out to road end. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Kahurangi NP, Stone Hut from Wangapeka River Road. map (Matt Conway), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Fri night – Siberia Campsite. Sat – Stone Hut via Kings Creek. Sun – Mt Luna Route to Kiwi Saddle Hut. Mon – out to road end. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Alp 1 (M) Nelson Lakes NP, Mt Angelus from Mt Robert Road. map (Leader required), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Fri night – Kowhai Pt campsite. Sat – Roberts Ridge to Mt Angelus Hut. Sun – Sunset Saddle & Hopeless – Coldwater Hut. Mon – Lakeside Track to roadend.Tags
  • Alp 2 (MF) Nelson Lakes NP, Mt Hopeless from St Arnaud. map (Leader required), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Sat – water taxi to Coldwater Hut, walk to Mt Hopeless Hut. Climb Mt Hopeless, return to Mt Hopeless Hut. Mon- out to St Arnaud.
  • Alp 1 (M) Seaward Kaikoura Range, Te Ao Whekere High Camp map (Aimee Paterson + co-leader), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. Possible day off work required (so four days instead of three). Snow camp required.
  • Family (4) Ruahine FP, Sunrise Hut from North Block Road. map (Jo-Ella Sarich), signup closes: 07 Oct 2020. A great first tramp in the Ruahines up a really nice track and easy access onto the main range at Armstrong Saddle.Tags
  • Family (3) Tararua FP, Atiwhakatu Hut from Holdsworth. map (Beth Piggott), signup closes: 07 Oct 2020. Classic first Tararua tramp. Bookings will be required – each family group will need to book themselves. Kids are free.Tags

30 Oct-1 Nov

  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Iron Gate Hut from Petersons Road. map (Tash Harris), signup closes: 14 Oct 2020. Fri night – Alice Nask Memorial Heritage Lodge. Sat – Iron Gate via river track. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Iron Gate Hut from Petersons Road. map (Juan Rada-Vilela), signup closes: 14 Oct 2020. Fri night – Alice Nask Memorial Heritage Lodge. Sat – Iron Gate via Tunupo and tops. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Dorset Ridge Hut from The Pines. map (Maarten Ruiter), signup closes: 14 Oct 2020. Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Mitre Peak from The Pines. map (Leader required), signup closes: 14 Oct 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags

30 Oct-1 Nov

  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Iron Gate Hut from Petersons Road. map (Tash Harris). Fri night – Alice Nask Memorial Heritage Lodge. Sat – Iron Gate via river track Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Iron Gate Hut from Petersons Road. map (Juan Rada-Vilela). Fri night – Alice Nask Memorial Heritage Lodge. Sat – Iron Gate via Tunupo and tops. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Dorset Ridge Hut from The Pines. map (Maarten Ruiter). Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Mitre Peak from The Pines. map (Florence Reynolds). Max group size of 6. Tags

Trip Schedule Planning

Trip schedule planning occurs three times a year, organised by the Chief Guide. Please propose your ideas for trips at any time, via an email to the Chief Guide.

Email the Chief Guide if you’d like further information.