Otago Section of the New Zealand Alpine Club

Section Event

Brewster mid winter Xmas 19-20 June

Saturday, June 19 2021 — Sunday, June 20 2021

The Basics
Event type: Social
Start date: Saturday, June 19 2021
End Date: Sunday, June 20 2021
Registration cut-off Monday, June 14 2021 12:00 PM
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 14
Total number registered 13
Who's registered You must be logged in to view participant list


This trip is to Brewster Hut for the OSONZAC annual mid winter Xmas gathering. We will have a pot luck dinner on Saturday night and on Sunday morning climb Mt Armstrong before returning home in the afternoon.  There will be a secret Santa and you should bring a gift to share the gift must be homemade or second hand. Brewster hut has only 12 bunks so come prepared to sleep on the floor if necessary or you may choose to bring a tent.

Getting There

We will drive to the start of the Brewster track on Saturday morning and walk into the hut in the afternoon.  We will car share and passengers are expected to contribute to costs.

What to Expect

Fun and good company.

Possible Hazards

River Crossing at start of track.


Ice axe and crampons plus normal winter tramping/climbing gear.


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