Mt Starveall instead of Mt Patriarch

This trip was planned as a Medium trip to Mt Patriarch in Kahurangi NP…. but the week leading up to Queen’s Birthday weekend had rather a lot of rain so there was no way we were getting across the ford on the Wangapeka River Road. (The advice we had said not to even try crossing … Read more

From the President…in January

Happy New Year from WTMC! I hope you’ve had some fun outdoor adventures over the summer so far. There are a few club talks coming up with titles that sound like Christmas adventures – I am looking forward to attending these.   Improving our environmental focus You might remember Maj-Britt’s talk last year with lots … Read more

Ivory Lake

Ivory Lake

  Day 1 – 23rd Dec 2017 – Hokitika Gorge to meadow campsite (45 mins) We arrived in Hokitika eager for shade and faffing time. Having driven from Picton that morning, we had a couple of hours to faff, eat our last non-dehydrated dinner for a while and get ourselves to the Hokitika Scenic Tours … Read more

From the President…in November

As always things have been busy in the world of WTMC this month, particularly on the training front. Club members have variously attended first aid training, a pack-rafting safety course, canyoning abseiling basics and we’ve got river safety training coming up this weekend too. Many thanks to those involved with organising these training sessions and … Read more