Tararua Tramping Club
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Welcome to the Tararua Tramping Club and to our web site. If you are interested in outdoor activities, conservation issues, or simply need some healthy exercise and want to meet some friendly people, we may have what you're looking for.
Established in 1919, TTC is the longest established tramping club in Wellington. Our membership is over 700. We are one of some 300 outdoor recreational clubs and societies affiliated to the national body, Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand.
Although tramping is our most popular activity, there are many other ways you can enjoy yourself with the club, including family trips, snow sports, day walks, conservation. biking, youth programme and climbing and mountaineering. Have a look at our activities page for more details. ...
Our event schedule is packed with all kinds of trips and activities, all year round.
At our next meeting:
In the footsteps of West Coast gold miners.
Mining relics, snow, and magnificent views were highlights of two South Island tramps done by Pip Newton and Vicki Wogan in July. After warming up by climbing Mt Fyffe near Kaikoura, they spent three days on Kirwans Track near Reefton, following in the footsteps of early gold miners.
A perfect summerís day high on a mountain
Lorraine Johns recalls a perfect summer's day spent high on Mount Harper, and a previous climb of Mount Murchison, the highest peak in Arthur's Pass National Park. Both peaks are typically climbed from Barker Hut and Lorraine speculates on the possibility of ticking off both summits in the same weekend.
After some rousing singing of old tramping songs led by Michael Brown and Peter Barber, the theme of nostalgia will continue with the first ever public showing of Paul Maximís new film Kime Hut Ė Through the Ages. The Club has a long and intimate association with this venerated alpine shelter, famous for its chilly interior yet heart-warming appearance when it looms out of a thick Tararua mist.
Be a great tramper, follow the Minimum Impact Code
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