Tahr Hunt Weekend

To register interest click here
Information for all registered members.
We have a waiting list.
IF YOU ARE NOT GOING OR DECIDE AT THE LAST MINUTE TO CANCEL THATS FINE BUT INFORM SHAUN OR SHARON PLEASE.
Accommodation booked at Unwin Lodge   https://alpineclub.org.nz/product/unwin-lodge/ you need to bring your own pillow and sleeping bag.
There is a full kitchen and fridges at Unwin Lodge.
Bring the food you wish to eat over the weekend and hill food if camping out on Saturday night.
Unwin Lodge will cost each of you $30 per night, pay in advance cash to Simon Middlemass at the lodge, exact cash preferred please.
Each of you will need to obtain an online hunting permit for Mt Cook region the link is here.  https://huntingpermits.doc.govt.nz/huntingpermits/start
Emailed out is a list of your contact details, arrange transport amongst yourselves.
You are requested to read the attached Mountain Safety Council Guide.  This is also the safety document you are all expected to abide by during the weekend.
NZ DoC maps link showing hunting areas http://maps.doc.govt.nz/mapviewer/
Free Topo map from Linz. Birch Hill is the intended hunting area. https://www.linz.govt.nz/land/maps/linz-topographic-maps/map-chooser
Intended hunting areas for Tahr Hunting weekend  24-25-26 November available once registered.
Print these you will need to provide your own map

Schedule

Arrive Friday evening Unwin Lodge
8:00 pm short 30 minute briefing on tahr hunting and equipment required and conditions expected to be encountered
8:30 Safety Briefing.
8:40 Hunting groups and areas to be allocated
8:45 Chill
Those groups wishing to camp out on Saturday night and those wishing to return to the lodge on Saturday night to declare their intentions.
This will affect which teams hunt which areas, the weather will play a big factor in this.
If you want to hunt with your mates thats great but novice’s groups will be partnered with a experienced hunter.
We may also send people across the Tasman with Mark Salmons to overnight camp on the true left of the Glacier.  There is quite good hunting there too.
A LOT WILL DEPEND ON THE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
Saturday
As early a start as you like, the smart ones will be out the door fast.
Return to Unwin either Saturday evening or Sunday
Sunday
Enjoy Mt Cook and return home
Any Questions contact
Shaun Moloney. 0274421605: Ground Hunting from Unwin
Andy Smith. 0211988842 : Ground Hunting from Unwin
Andy Pedley. 021606545 : If you like Helicopters
Jono Greer. 0274507411: If you like 4 Wheel driving
Cheers Shaun