WTMC trip schedule

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: 20 Oct 2020

16-18 October

  • Alp 1 (M) Tongariro NP, Paretetaitonga from Lodge. map (Henry Fisher), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. CANCELLED – Lack of numbers Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (EM) Egmont NP, Holly Hut from North Egmont. map (Leader required), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. CANCELLED – No Leader 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. CANCELLED – No Leader 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. CANCELLED – No LeaderTags
  • Alp 2 (MF) Nelson Lakes NP, Mt Hopeless from St Arnaud. map (Leader required), signup closes: 30 Sep 2020. CANCELLED – No Leader
  • 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. CANCELLED (Hut fully booked) 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

6-8 November

  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Top Gorge Hut from Kashmir Road. map (Matt Cowan), signup closes: 21 Oct 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Makaretu Hut from Kashmir Road. map (Florence Reynolds), signup closes: 21 Oct 2020. Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Alpha Hut from Kaitoke. map (Tereza Bublikova), signup closes: 21 Oct 2020. Alpha Hiut via Quoin Ridge. return via Eastern Hut Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Cone Hut from Kaitoke. map (Werner Michiels), signup closes: 21 Oct 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags

13-15 November

  • Rock (M) Tongariro NP, Climbing from the Lodge from Lodge. map (Howard Storey), signup closes: 28 Oct 2020. Use the Lodge as a base for a climbing weekend Max group size of 12.
  • Alp 1 (M) Tongariro NP, Alp trips from Lodge from Lodge. map (), signup closes: 28 Oct 2020.

20-22 November

  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Ruahine Crossing E-W from Ngamoko Road.(Tiffany Shih), signup closes: 04 Nov 2020.
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Ruahine Crossing W-E from Limestone Road.(), signup closes: 04 Nov 2020.
  • Day (EM) Tararua FP, Kapakapanui from Ngatiawa Road.(), signup closes: 04 Nov 2020. Tags

27-29 November

  • Train (Instr) Remutaka FP, First Aid Training from Catchpool.(Matt Conway), signup closes: 11 Nov 2020. A two-day 1st aid course for trampers which will include practical exercises. Most of the course costs will be subsidised by the club, and places on the course will be limited to club members Max group size of 20.
  • Tramp (EM) Manawatu Gorge Reserve, Manawatu Gorge Track from Napier Road. map (Tony Stephens), signup closes: 11 Nov 2020. Friday night stay at Ashhurst Domain campsite
    Saturday walk the Manawatu Gorge Track both ways (24km all up) and then return to Wellington, or stay another night at the campsite and return on Sunday.
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, South Ohau Hut from Poads Road. map (), signup closes: 11 Nov 2020. Via Backwater Stream and Dora Ridge.
    Tags

4-6 December

  • Tramp (EM) Kaimanawa FP, Waipakihi Hut from Kaimanawa Road. map (Anne de Ferron), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (MF) Kaimanawa FP, Waipakihi Hut via Thunderbolt from Kaimanawa Road.(), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (E) Tararua FP, Totara Flats Hut from Holdsworth. map (), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Tararua FP, Mid Waiohine Hut from Holdworth. map (Richard Manning), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. Max group size of 6.
  • Apl 1 / Run (MF) Tongariro NP, Day trips from the Lodge from Lodge. map (Marie Henderson), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. Go to top or trail running depending on conditions.

11-13 December

  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Elder-Renata Loop from Otaki Forks. map (Matt Cowan), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. Drop off Southern Crossing group
  • Tramp (M) Tararua FP, Southern Crossing from Otaki Forks. map (Caryl Ramos), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. Classic tramp in the Tararuas. Coordinate with MF and E groups for transport. Field Hut Friday night. Alpha Hut Saturday night via Kime Hut and Mt Hector. Out Marchant Ridge to meet E group at Kiwi Ranch Rd carpark.Tags
  • Tramp (E) Tararua FP, Tutuwai from Kaitoke. map (), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. Pick up Southern Crossing group
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Maungahuka Hut from Otaki Forks. map (Natasha Harris), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. Tags
  • MTB (EM) Tararua FP, Rivenrock MTB Park from Holdsworth. map (Byron Camp), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. Bike day at Rivenrock. Grade 2/3 intermediate to 5 expert, choose your own adventure. Good first shuttle experience, something for everyone. Option for pro lessons, bike hire available. See rivenrockmtb website

18-20 December

  • Tramp (E) Wellington, Beer and wine tramp from Wellington. map (Alan Falloon), signup closes: 02 Dec 2020.
  • Tube (E) Ruamahanga River, Ruamahanga River tubing from Papawai Road.(Harry Smith), signup closes: 02 Dec 2020.
  • Day (M) Tararua FP, Eastern Hutt Hut from Kaitoke. map (Aimee Paterson), signup closes: 02 Dec 2020.

15-17 January

  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, North Ohau Hut from Poads Road. map (), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Tararua FP, Te Matawai Hut from Poads Road. map (Tracey Avolio), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. Tags
  • Tramp (F) Ruahine FP, Sawtooth Ridge from Kashmir Road. map (), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. Fri night Longview. Sat to Daphne Hut, via Howletts and Sawtooth Ridge.Tags
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Howletts Hut from Kashmir Road. map (Maarten Ruiter), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. Tags
  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Kiritaki Hut from Kumeti Road. map (Maj-Britt Englehardt), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020.

22-25 January
(Wellington Anniversary)

  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Northern Crossing, West to East from Poads Road. map (), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020.
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Northern Crossing, West to East from The Pines.(James Johnston), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020.
  • Tramp (M ) Mt Richmond FP, Red Hills Ridge from Wairau Valley Highway.(Matt Conway), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020.
  • Trap (EM) Nelson Lakes NP , Angelus Hut from St Arnaud. map (), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. Tags

29-31 January

  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Smiths Stream Hut from North Block Road. map (Dan Nicholson), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021.
  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Top Maropea Hut from North Block Road. map (Emily Shrosbree), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Barlow Hut from North Block Road. map (Maarten Ruiter), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Sat – Via Sparrowhawk Biv. Sun – out via river. Co-ordinate transport with other Ruahine tripsTags
  • Tube (E) Hutt River, Hutt River tubing from Twin Lakes Road.(Harry Smith), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021.
  • Tramp (EM) Egmont NP, Syme Hut from Dawson Falls. map (Natasha Harris), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Tags

5-8 February
(Waitangi Weekend)

  • Tramp (EM) Richmond FP, Pelorus Track from Mt Richmond Road.(), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Fri night – Pelorus Bridge campsite. Sat – Middy Creek Hut. Sun back to Captain Creek Hut. Mon – back to roadend.
  • Tramp (M) Richmond FP, Rocks Hut via Pelorus track from Mt Richmond Road.(Maj-Britt Englehardt), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Fri night – Pelorus Bridge campsite. Sat – Long Day to Rocks Hut. Sun – explore tops and back down to Middy Creek Hut. Mon – back to roadend.
  • Packraft (M) Richmond FP, Pelorus River packraft and tubing from Mt Richmond Road.(Marie Henderson), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021.
  • Tramp (MF) Lewis Pass, Faerie Queenie from Lewis Pass. map (Aimee Paterson), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021.
  • Tramp (EM) Kaweka FP, Kiwi Saddle Hut from Kuripapango.(), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Fri night Kuripapango Campsite. Sat – Cameron Hut. Sun – Kiwi Saddle Hut. Mon- out to roadendTags
  • Tramp (M) Kaweka FP, Kiwi Mouth Hut from Kuripapango. map (), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Fri night Kuripapango Campsite. Sat – to Kiwi Mouth Hut via Kiwi Saddle Hut. Sun – Cameron Hut. Mon- out to roadend

12-14 February

  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Cattle Creek Hut from Tamaki Road West. map (), signup closes: 27 Feb 2021. via Stanfield Hut Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Cattle Creek Hut from Tamaki Road West. map (Tony Stephens), signup closes: 27 Feb 2021. via A-Frame and Stanfield Hut Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (F) Tararua FP, Arete Forks Hut from Kiriwhakapapa. map (Rasmus Altenkamp), signup closes: 27 Feb 2021. Bannister circuit: Cow Creek Friday night from Kiriwhakapapa – Bannister – Arete – Arete Forks Hut Sat night – out sidle track Sun
  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, Blue Range from Kiriwhakapapa. map (Maarten Ruiter), signup closes: 27 Feb 2021. Blue range Fri, Sat nav practise along Blue range ridge and back to Blue range hut for SatTags

19-21 February

  • Tramp (EM) Egmont NP, Mt Taranaki from North Egmont. map (James Wratt), signup closes: 03 Feb 2021. Friday and Saturday night at Camphouse. Climb Taranaki on SaturdayTags
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Triangle Hut from Renfrew Road. map (Dan Nicholson), signup closes: 03 Feb 2021. Tags
  • Tramp (MF) Ruahine FP, Howletts Hut from Renfrew Road. map (), signup closes: 03 Feb 2021. Via Hekenga on Saturday. Out via tops and Alice Nask Memorial Heritage Lodge on SundayTags
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Tarn Ridge Hut from Holdsworth. map (Tereza Bublikova), signup closes: 03 Feb 2021. Max group size of 6. Tags

26-28 February

  • Tramp (EM) Tongariro NP, Tama Lakes from Lodge. map (), signup closes: 10 Feb 2021. Fri and Sat night at Lodge. Explore Tama Lakes on Saturday.Tags
  • Tramp (M) Tongariro NP, Moonlight Tongariro Crossing from Lodge. map (), signup closes: 10 Feb 2021. Fri night – drive to Lodge. Either stay at Lodge on Fri and do crossing on Sat night or vice-versa. Pick-up at Ketatahi Road-end by EM or MF group.
  • Tramp (MF) Tongariro NP, Ruapehu Summits from Lodge. map (), signup closes: 10 Feb 2021. Fri and Sat night at Lodge. Non-alp trip to bag Ruapehu summits.

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.