Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track: Locals Challenge 2011

Wednesday 17 August 2011, 2:18PM
By Tuatapere Hump Track Ltd


The Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track was built and is managed by the Tuatapere community. All profits are used to fund community projects and initiatives. To celebrate a truly local track, we're inviting our Southland/Fiordland/Otago neighbours to come and experience a bit of their own back-yard. On 12 November 2011 we will be holding a special 'locals only' walk of the Hump Ridge Track at a discount rate. The Hump Ridge Locals Challenge is a true reflection of Kiwis' love of tramping and the 'can do' attitude of a small rural community.

The top three excuses for locals not walking the Hump Ridge Track: I can't afford it, I'm too busy, I'm not fit enough!

  • You can afford it! For just $140 you get full access to the track, bunk-room accommodation at the lodges, a hot shower at each lodge, plus brekkie and a fabulous two-course evening meal each day. Of course, if you'd like a little more luxury, all our usual upgrades (helipacking, track transport & premium rooms) are available as added extras.
  • You're not too busy! According to the farming calendar, mid-November is a relatively quiet period...a perfect time to go for a tramp in fact. With the Rugby World Cup over, you’ll also be looking for something else to fill your time. 
  • You can be fit enough! With a local personal trainer we will be offering a 10-week build-up to the Hump Ridge Challenge & giving participants a suggested programme to increase fitness in preparation for the walk. 

The Hump Ridge Challenge will cost from just $140 per person. Offer only available to
Southland/Fiordland/Otago residents and limited numbers apply so get in quick for the bargain of the season!