Friday 23th Feb / Tues 27th Feb - Tramping Club meetings - 5-6pm, Otago Room, on Tuesday. Friday meetings from 12:30 -1:30. Meetings will continue every Tuesday and Friday until the end of Semester (meetings are not compulsory, they’re for people to sign up, rent gear or come have a chat to us)
Tues 27th Feb - Paradise pre-meet at 7pm, Burns 2 Lecture Theatre. Paradise is our first club trip of the year, to the Routeburn region. You must go to this meeting to get a place on the trip
Fri 2rd March 5:30pm - Sun 4th March (evening) - Paradise weekend. An awesome weekend away in Paradise (yes this is the actual name of the place!). Go on a day trip on Saturday, return to camp for a cooking competition and late night festivities. Wake up not very early Sunday and swim in beautiful Lake Sylvan before heading back to Dunedin via Queenstown. *To go on this trip you must attend Pre-meet on Tuesday.*
Tues 7th March – OUTC Happy Hour will start up! 6pm at The Bog. Discounted bear and free hot chips.
River Crossing Course. There will be a River Crossing Course on Paradise (on Sunday) but for all those that can’t go on Paradise, on Wed (14th) evening we will run another River Crossing Course in the Taieri River at Outram Glen. Free. Must attend one of the River Crossing Courses to go to Fiordland*.
Mon 12th March – Bivouac Gear Buy Night at 6.00-8.00pm. Meet at Bivouac Outdoor on George St (just north of the Octagon), and make sure to bring your membership card to get 25% off tramping/climbing gear.
Tues 13th March - Fiordland Tramp Pre-meet- 7.00pm, Burns 2 Lecture Theatre. You must go to this if you want to come on our epic Fiordland Trip
Fri 16th March evening- Sun 18th March- Fiordland weekend tramp - Amazing and often challenging weekend tramp somewhere in the northern part of stunning Fiordland National Park, centred on Milford Sound. See glaciers, mountain parrots (kea) and stunning bush. Trips to suit all experience levels. Must attend the pre-meet on Tues and have done our River Crossing Course
Makoroa Trip - (First Semester, dates to be arrange)*
Sat 28th April - TWALK – A super fun 24hr orienteering event hosted by CUTC*
OUTC Clothing – We have merch! Come to our meetings to try out sizes and to order.
Thursday Bivouac trail running sessions - For the people that love to run, every Thursday night a squad heads for the trails, different every week. This advertised on the OUTC Facebook page.
Wednesday rock climbing - Every week we head to long beach for a climb! We supply all of gear and the carpooling is arranged by the climbers. Meeting place is at the OUSA building. More information can be found on the University tramping page.