Trampers dropping into Siberia Valley

Thursday Night Meetings

The OTMC hold an evening meeting most Thursdays (see below for upcoming programme). Anyone with an interest in tramping or the outdoors are more than welcome to come along and find out what the club can offer. The door is open at 7.30pm and the meeting proper starts at 8pm. A structured programme normally follows some short club announcements. The programme often features a guest speaker talking about a tramping or outdoor related topic. Occasionally we hold training nights on various tramping subject. Members and other are able to bring along photos etc. of recent trips to our regular BYO (photos) nights,

If you are interested in finding out more about the tramping club and tramping in our area then the club nights are often the best way to do so. You can sign up for weekend trips, or talk to leaders for the upcoming day trips.

We are fortunate to own our own clubrooms which allows us to display a comprehensive map and photo collection on our walls.

Our clubrooms are located at 3 Young Street, St Kilda. Young Street runs off Prince Albert Road, the main road through South Dunedin leading to the beach. Our clubrooms is identified by a large sign and are just behind the corner diary.

Upcoming Social Programme

July 25 - Alex Tups - Paragliding  Alex was fortunate to host Felix Wölk, one of the worlds most famous paragliding photographers this summer. Their mission was to take promotional shots of a new paragliding model in fantastic scenery. Come to the club rooms on the 25th of July to see amazing aerial pictures from Aoraki Mt Cook to Te Weawea Bay and Dunedin's best spots. Apparently Sandymount is one of the most scenic paragliding coastal sites in the world. As a bonus Alex will also show a video of a Tour de Mt Blanc done a different way. In September last year he flew around it with just a wing and a tent.

August 1 - Tahu McKenzie - Orokonui Eco-Sanctuary

August 8 - Hamish Cummings - Trekking in the Himalayas Hamish and his wife have recently returned from trekking in the Himalayas – specifically Lukla to Everest Base Camp. Hamish will cover off the experience including; the preparation they put in to get there, who they went with, what they took (as well as some things they wish they had known about beforehand) for anyone considering heading to Nepal. It’s an amazing part of the world!

August 15 - Sue Williams - Rakiura's North West Circuit Boxing day 2017 was the start of a journey by Nathan, Andrea and I around the North West circuit on Stewart Island. 125km, 9 huts, 2 mountains over 11 days. Days of sun, sand, swimming and just a little mud. Night-times searching for kiwis. One of the best trips I've ever done! (Nominations and Notices of Motion for the 96th OTMC AGM close tonight)

August 22 - Rodger Clarkson - The Science Behind Climate Change

August 29 - OTMC 96th Annual General Meeting Starting at 8pm, this is your chance to find out how the club has been doing over the past 12 months, ask questions or provide feedback to the committee and have a say in the future direction of the club. With the OTC / OTMC Centenary only 4 years away, we will present an update on our plans.