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Last update: 2 Sep 2018
- Alp1 (MF) Nelson Lakes, Cotterel-Chittenden-Paske from Nelson Lakes. map (Stuart Meiklejohn), signup closes: 01 Aug 2018. 3 Days, so a day off work needed! Numbers may be limited depending on transport options. Saddles and Passes in Nelsons Lake near Cotterel/Chittenden/Paske. Long'ish days, with a possibility of going up one of the peaks if conditions allow.
- Alp1 (M) Nelson Lakes, Mt Angelus from Mt Robert Road. map (), signup closes: 01 Aug 2018. (MOVED TO 21-24 Sep)
31 Aug - 2 Sep
- Alp1 (F) Tararua FP, Maungahuka Hut from Holdsworth Road. map (Mike Wilson), signup closes: 15 Aug 2018. Holdsworth-to-Maungahuka circuit, back via Totara Flats to Holdsworth road-end. Very long but very wonderful days. 6 bunk hut. DOC search.
- Alp3 (MF) Tongariro NP, Girdlestone Peak from Lodge. map (Nick Horrell), signup closes: 22 Aug 2018. SE Face or similar. Previous trad/mixed/ice climbing experience required and confident alpine rope skills; possible Tahurangi traverse if time. May opt for backpackers in Ohakune Max group size of 6.
- Alp1 (MF) Tongariro NP, Ruapehu Summits from Lodge. map (Henry Fisher), signup closes: 29 Aug 2018. Advanced Alpine 1 - likely use of 2 axes, possibly a bit of rope; must be comfy enough with exposure
- Alp1 (M) Nelson Lakes, Mt Angelus from Mt Robert Road. map (Tony Gazley), signup closes: 29 Aug 2018. 3 days. 21-24 Sep.
- Alp2 (MF) Arthur's Pass, Mt Oates Traverse from Arthur's Pass. map (Henry Fisher), signup closes: 05 Sep 2018. Experience required for serious exposure. Trip will only proceed in very stable weather conditions.
Booking flights to CHCH is required. Max group size of 4.
- Alp1 (M) Arthur's Pass, Alpine day trips from Arthur's Pass. map (Megan Sety), signup closes: 05 Sep 2018. Flights required. Accommodation at NZAC (alpine club) Arthur's pass. Already oversubscribed.
- Alp2 (MF) Tongariro NP, East Ridge Rangipo from Tukino Village. map (Gareth Robinson), signup closes: 26 Sep 2018. Fri - Walk in to Rangipo Hut. Sat - East Ridge ascent, either returning to Rangipo Hut or going to Whangaehu Hut. Sun - walk out. Max group size of 6.
19-22 Oct Labour Weekend
- Alp2 (MF) Nelson Lakes, Mt Hopeless from Lake Rotoiti. map (Nick Horrell), signup closes: 26 Sep 2018. Fri Ferry to St Arnaud, approach Cupola Hut Saturday. Climb Sunday via couloir route, descend SW ridge or couloir. Max group size of 4.