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  • Summit Plateau camping this weekend anyone?

    Hey all, so I know there's been a few trips to Tongariro region lately but this one will be different - a) because it is looking like beautiful weather this weekend, and b) because there will actually be decent amounts of snow! So, I was thinking it was about time to go camping on the summit plateau of Ruapehu again - a nice wee spot if you ...
    Posted to Non Club Trips or Activities (Forum) by Kieran on June 27, 2011
  • 3 LOKO Summits Tramp April 2-3rd

    On the 2-3rd April i'm leading a trip up to Tongariro National Park to link up all the major summits in a weekend. I'l figure out logistics before we go but basically, somehow, we'l aim to get up all 3 active volcanoes: Ruapehu, Ngarahoe and Tongariro,in that order, traveling in as direct a route as possible (this means no tracks until the base of ...
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by tombelgrano on March 24, 2011
  • Skiing this winter!

    Hey just a reminder for anyone wanting to go skiing (or boarding) on Ruapehu this winter, that cheap season passes need to be bought by next Monday May 3. They're $395 (or $385 if you got one last season), and at $80 odd a day that means you only need to spend 5 days on the mountain to make it worthwhile. Check out ...
    Posted to Non Club Trips or Activities (Forum) by Kieran on April 26, 2010
  • Cathedral Rocks

    Cathedral Rocks, Mt. Ruapehu October 2009 Terra Dumont & Jack Nixon   My winter has been full of failed Cathedral Rocks attempts. Once by my friend being sick, once due to my perspective climbing partner having to dog sit, once by the car getting stuck half way up the Tukino road (we did have fun pulling it out with a 6 to 1 pulley ...
    Posted to Trip Reports (Forum) by Terra Dumont on November 19, 2009
  • ride home from ruepehu?

    hey if anyone is coming back from ruapehu on Monday after the long weekend I'm looking for a ride back. thanks, Terra :) 027 643 3899
    Posted to Other (Forum) by Terra Dumont on October 22, 2009
  • Ruapehu

    Hey, I'm heading up to Ruapehu this weekend to go climbing with a friend from Turangi. We will be heading up to the summit Platue and camping out there and climbing on Cathedral rocks. If anyone is keen to come that would be awesome (especialy if you have a car! and if you don't you can search for one with me). It wont be an instructional trip ie ...
    Posted to Non Club Trips or Activities (Forum) by Terra Dumont on September 30, 2009
  • Ride to Ruepehu

    Hello, I'm looking for a ride to Ruapehu this weekend to meet up with my climbing partner from Turangi. I will leave at any time of day or night. Would like to make the party for a bit friday night, but if not will not be a choosey begger! So if you need some help with petrol money please contact me!! :)  Thanks, Terra :)
    Posted to Other (Forum) by Terra Dumont on September 30, 2009
  • A relaxing day out

    A relaxing day out Summit Luncheon via Girdlestone and Tahurangi So after going to bed at 1.30 am Saturday Miles and I got up at 6 to do “Wake Up Call” on the south east face of Girdlestone (AI3 - Graham did the first ascent last year). When we got our first peak at it, it looked really thin. We decided to go have a closer look but the ...
    Posted to Trip Reports (Forum) by Terra Dumont on September 29, 2009
  • AIC follow up

    Hello everyone, AIC follow is next weekend! :) If you where at the meeting last night you would have heard a little bit about it. Here is the run down. This trip is for both people who have never done any mountaineering and would like to learn basic alpine skills and for people who have basic alpine skills and would like to increase these ...
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by Terra Dumont on July 29, 2009
  • Ruapehu Climbing

    Hello, I am very keen to go climbing on Ruapahu this weekend (if the forecast improves!!)   My general plan is: Leave Hunter car park Friday 5:15pm or latter if need be Drive to mountain and camp in Bruce Shelter Saturday am walk up to Delta Corner (NZAC Hut) and pitch tents Go climbing in the Pinnacles Sunday more climbing on the ...
    Posted to Non Club Trips or Activities (Forum) by Terra Dumont on July 28, 2009
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