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Lodge Food Carry

Lodge Food Carry

21 June 2024  -  23 June 2024 - Trips

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The lodge at Mt Ruapehu will be restocked with food in preparation for the upcoming Winter season, which
involves carrying over a tonne of food from the Top 'o the Bruce Road to the lodge. It usually takes just a
few hours to complete, starting by 8 am on Saturday morning. Porters, inventorialists, cleaners, stackers
and scone makers are all welcome.

All going well, we will have a new refrigerator to install, once you carry it over! The lodge will have a final
clean-up for Winter before we can sit back and bask in the glory of knowing that the toils of the past 6 years
are at an end (for now). Let's celebrate our successes with a sumptuous dinner. We will decide what else
needs doing on Sunday, which may include a walk for some, before heading home.

Transport from Manawatu will be by club minibus (Friday night) and private cars. Travelers from other
locations may be able to car pool. Please let me know asap if you are coming along, via text or email to

Note that we have moved this trip back to our traditional dates nearest the shortest day, to avoid Matariki
and the July school holidays. Fingers are crossed for an early start to the ski season.

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