8.30am Glen Eden or 9.30am Cutty Grass Track entrance Grade: Easy Time: 3-4 hours Entrance on left hand side of Scenic Drive coming from Swanson end. Limited parking available so please carpool. Flat easy conditions. Walk out to lookout and return. Coffee at Swanson railway station.
Grade:Easy Time: 4 - 5 hrs We will ramble through a series of reserves out west starting at Riverpark reserve off Bittern Place,Henderson and make our way through to Moire Park, Westgate. An easy day with the occasional patch of mud to make it interesting.
Please come along to have your say on the future of the West Auckland District Tramping Club. This will be an especially important AGM and should not be missed.
Trains to catch see below. We will get the 9.15am ferry (Pier 4) and the ferry back at 4.00pm. The cost is $43.00 return or $39.00 for an online ticket. (Sorry Gold Cards can't be used). From the west the train from Swanson leaves either at 7.40am or 8.00am and arrives at Britomart at 8.36am
WAIKATO BIKE OR HIKE - NO WORRIES TRIP New trip! Overnight trip or day trip. All very flexible. The main structure of the trip is as follows, which you can opt in/out of any part. 8 May Saturday: Drive to Ngaruawahia around midday. Contact Peter if wanting to carpool. In the afternoon, take a walk
Grade: Moderate Time: 5 hours Meet at Glen Eden at 8.30am or Upper Mangatawhiri Reservoir carpark at 9.45 am. Please advise leader if meeting at the dam. We will head up Lilburn Road to Piggotts campsite, then round Rata ridge to Mangatangi Ridge track, then down the stream to a stream junction, then back via
Grade: Moderate Time: 4 - 5 hrs We will start above Piha at Te Ahu carpark, walk to the headland site of a Maori pa with great views down the coast, continuing on the restored Comans track (lots of steps) to Karekare then looping back up the Ahu Ahu Track, a good climb back to
YOU CANNOT WALK OVERSEAS BUT YOU CAN WALK IN NEW ZEALAND! Covid-19 has placed considerable limits on our ability to undertake walks overseas, but we have hundreds of wonderful walks within our own country. Phillip O’Donnel will be talking to us about Footsteps Walking Club of Aotearoa/New Zealand. Footsteps offers the absolute best day-walks in
Grade: A good level of fitness required. Time: 4-5 hours We will start from Bethells beach and walk as far as we can towards Muriwai before returning the same way. Bethels to Muriwai is 8 kms. A good level of fitness please.
Mahurangi East Regional Park staying at two baches on the nights of Saturday 10 April and Sunday 11 April For those of you who have not been there before this will be a chance to see this area of Mahurangi Regional Park normally still only reached by boat. For those people who have been there