Track Talk – November 2012

The fact that I seem to have written the last newsletter column only five minutes ago clearly indicates we’re on the downhill slope towards Christmas. But before then we need to get another trip schedule planned, lead and published! It’s not too late to get your road end ideas to me – email before … Read more

Canon Point walkway

It had been quite a number of years since I had done the Canon Point walkway.  So when this walk appeared in the club schedule, I decided it was time I did it again and signed up to lead it.  Early indications were that this was going to be a popular trip, however, in the … Read more

Mt. Alarm (2877m) / Mt. Tapuae-o-Uenuku (2885m)

Yay, weekend! Flee from work, pack your backpack, don’t forget the communal dinner ingredients, and off you go to lonely landscapes and snow-covered tops, away from the constantly humming sound of city life. Debbie’s, Stephen’s, Steve’s, John’s and Weimin’s plan was to ascend Mt. Tappy, the highest peak of the Kaikouras whereas Mike, Antone, and … Read more

Holdsworth Jumbo

Rory: Well, after an exceptionally early 7am meeting at the train station, (I am used to 9am) introductions were made, bacon and egg English muffins were crammed into mouths and we were on our way with Paula only stalling the manual van a few times before getting to the destination. Rory: After about a 1.5 … Read more