Tramping Club Open Day BBQ, Gear Buy & Sell, Everybody Welcome – 14th January 2024
Please register for this event - member or non member.
Start the year than with a couple of hours tramping in the Long Bay reserve followed up with a bbq and a swim and the chance to bag a bargain.
Gear Buy & Sell opportunity. All members and non-members are welcome to come along with any surplus gear they have to sell or swap and see if there’s a bargain to be picked up! Clean out your cupboards and check out all the surplus gear you no longer use or need and bring them along. For new or prospective members, this is a great opportunity to talk “gear” with some more experience trampers.
WHERE: Long Bay Regional Park, East Coast Bays; 9.00am. As you come off the one-lane bridge from East Coast Bays, continue on to the Northern end of the park. There’s good parking and we’ll start our walk from here.
NO CLUB BUS TODAY – Please meet us there.
Cost – FREE.
Registration All attendees (members and non-members) please register for catering purposes.
PARK MAP & DETAILS: https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/auckland/places/long-bay-okura-marine-reserve
WALKERS 9.00 am we'll set off for a walk starting along the 100-acre track to Granny’s Bay and back again.
Walking for around 3 hours returning to join in lunch, tides depending we will walk one way on the beach and the other over the headland and clifftops. Trail takes in native bush, birdlife and lovely views of the harbour and city coastline. Historic spots include the Vaughan Homestead and the Pillbox - leftover from Auckland’s defence system.
Bring plenty of water. Don’t forget your swimming gear if you’re keen. Toilets and changing rooms are close by.
This walk is suitable for new members and qualifies as a Day Tramp.
Non Members must phone Amber to register on 0278389483
BBQ about 12.00 pm or non-walkers, join us anytime.
CLUB WILL SUPPLY: Sausages, including some veggie options, bread, margarine and sauces, paper plates and cutlery and soft-drinks. BYO your own extras for the bbq, refreshments and salads.
The Trip Planning Committee look forward to seeing you!