Wellington Tramping & Marine Club Goes Sailing

“Only one more sleep before sailing!” was the excited call from skipper Roger on Thursday night. Three yachts: 31 ft Raport, 35 ft Benedictine and 36 ft Syrena and their crews of 21 trampers were to set sail in the Marlborough Sounds the following day. Three of those trampers claimed to know enough about boats … Read more

River Bashing in the Ruahines

For those who find it tedious to wade through lengthy trip reports of trips they missed here is a quick precy: Two-hour Friday night grunt to Travers Hut; leatherwood crawl; river-bash to Forks Hut; vertical bush-bash to Makawakawa Stream; river-bash to Diggers Hut; quick grunt; mud slide to West Branch of Tamaki River; more river-bashing; … Read more

Squire Celebrates 30 in Aspiring

Following a cruisey venture over the Five Pass trip, 5 punters (Eric, Roger, Andrew, Garry and I) sat in Wanaka, taking it easy, trying to work out what was next on the list. With only 3 days we were restricted but finally made up our minds, it would be a jet boat assisted trip through … Read more