Tararua Tramping Club

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Information for lodge visitors

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Tararua Lodge is a warm comfortable ski lodge situated some distance from the Top of the Bruce Road. Facilities at the lodge include a modern kitchen, drying room, new ablution facilities with hot showers.

When staying at the lodge you will need at least the following

  • sleeping bag
  • pillowcase
  • fresh food (contact the trip leader for details)
  • own towel and toiletries
  • warm clothes

Tararua Lodge is situated in an alpine environment and a blizzard or snow can occur at any time of year. In fact in extreme weather it may not be possible to leave or get to the lodge (but don't let this put you off, it rarely occurs). None the less if you haven't been there before it is recommended that you should go with someone familiar with the lodge your first time. To get to get lodge please bring

  • good footwear, suitable for rocky travel or snow
  • wind and water proof parka
  • warm clothes
  • hat, gloves, and snow goggles are recommended
  • headtorch (mandatory)
  • over trousers

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Tararua Lodge Trip information

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