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: 10 Dec 2020

4-6 December

  • Tramp (EM) Kaimanawa FP, Waipakihi Hut from Kaimanawa Road. map (Anne de Ferron), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. CANCELLED – Weather Max group size of 6. Tags
  • Tramp (MF) Kaimanawa FP, Waipakihi Hut via Thunderbolt from Kaimanawa Road.(Leader required), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. CANCELLED – No Leader Max group size of 6.
  • Tramp (E) Tararua FP, Totara Flats Hut from Holdsworth. map (Leader required), signup closes: 18 Nov 2020. CANCELLED – No LeaderTags
  • 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. CANCELLED – No sign-ups

11-13 December

  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Elder-Renata Loop from Otaki Forks. map (), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. CANCELLED – No Leader
  • 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 (Leader required), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. CANCELLED – No Leader
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Maungahuka Hut from Otaki Forks. map (Natasha Harris), signup closes: 25 Nov 2020. POSTPONED – to Waitangi weekendTags
  • 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. POSTPONED – to weekend of 15-17 January 2021

15-17 January

  • Tramp (EM) Tararua FP, North Ohau Hut from Poads Road. map (Leader required), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. CANCELLED – No Leader 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 (Leader required), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. Fri night Longview. Sat to Daphne Hut, via Howletts and Sawtooth Ridge. CANCELLED – No LeaderTag
  • Tramp (M) Ruahine FP, Howletts Hut from Kashmir Road. map (Maarten Ruiter), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. CANCELLED – Lack of numbers
  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Kiritaki Hut from Kumeti Road. map (Maj-Britt Englehardt), signup closes: 16 Dec 2020. POSTPONED – New date to be advised
  • Day (M) Tararua FP, Eastern Hutt Hut from Kaitoke.(Aimee Paterson).

22-25 January
(Wellington Anniversary)

  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Northern Crossing, West to East from Poads Road. map (Holger Fiedler), 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.
  • Tramp (EM) Nelson Lakes NP , Angelus Hut from St Arnaud. map (James Wratt), 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.(Leader required), signup closes: 13 Jan 2021. Fri night – Pelorus Bridge campsite. Sat – Middy Creek Hut. Sun back to Captain Creek Hut. Mon – back to roadend. CANCELLED – No Leader
  • 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.(Marjan van den Belt), 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 (Matt Conway), 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
  • Tramp (MF) Tararua FP, Maungahuka Hut from Otaki Forks.(Natasha Harris). Tags

12-14 February

  • Tramp (EM) Ruahine FP, Cattle Creek Hut from Tamaki Road West. map (Leader required), 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 (Kevin Cole), 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 (Leader required), 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 (Leader required), 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 (maarten Ruiter), 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.