Membership – October 2012

Helen Law, Membership officer  This month we welcome David Bakker joining us as senior member. If you have recently changed your postal address or your contact detail needs updating, please email me  or send details to WTMC, PO Box 5068, Wellington. Thank you.

Tutuwai via Mt Reeves

Saturday –Waiohine Gorge Roadend –Cone Hut-Tutuwai Hut We left the railway station at 8:30am on Saturday morning and drove to the Waiohine Gorge Roadend. We hit the track at about 10:45am by crossing the highest swing bridge in the Tararuas and took the left track that would take us through to Cone Hut. From there … Read more

Mukamuka munted

I’d heard about the Mukamuka Munter from friends and read a bit about it on the website. It sounded hard and I’d always had an excuse for giving it a miss until 2012 when I found myself listed next to the race in the Spring Trip Schedule. Even then I wasn’t unduly worried thinking nobody … Read more

Kaitoke – Tutuwai Hut return

Originally we were supposed to be picking up the Moonlight Southern Crossing (FE) group on Sunday at midday-ish, but as that trip was called off we had a lot more freedom on departure times and return times.  We left the station at a very reasonable 9am on Saturday morning, a nice change from the typical … Read more