Otago Section of the New Zealand Alpine Club

Section Event

Te Karearea Peak

Friday, February 15 2019 — Sunday, February 17 2019

The Basics
Event type: Mountaineering
Start date: Friday, February 15 2019
End Date: Sunday, February 17 2019
Registration cut-off Tuesday, February 12 2019 12:00 AM
Trip organizers
Keith Moffat [Otago]
Cost None
Participant Information
Who's invited Members and guests
Attendee screening Registration is first come, first served
Maximum number of participants 12
Total number registered 1
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This trip is to the new Te Karearea Peak in the Hector Mountains.It should be an easy scramble but a good level of fitness required. We plan to climb Te Karearea  and/or Mt Te Tuwhakoria from the Nevis Valley.

 We will drive from Dunedin on Friday night and camp at Nevis Crossing Saturday we will walk to Camp site and on Sunday complete the climb  walk out, and drive back to Dunedin.

To go on the Trip contact the trip organiser Keith Moffat on 027- 66446037 or email

Getting There

We will travel by private car ans share the fuel cost. Please bring cash to pay your driver approximately $40 per person.

Hope to leave Dunedin by 6pm but earlier if it suits people.

What to Expect

Blood sweat and tears.  

Possible Hazards


Normal camping and outdoor gear + Helmet and Ice axe.  Snow is not expected but we may have to cross small patches. There are supposed to be bivi rocks at our proposed camp site and there might not be lot of flat space for tents so bring a bivi bag if you have one.


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