Date: 24 November 2018.
Trip type: Canyoning EM (v3a2).
Location: Akatarawa Forest Park.
Author: MeganS and Marie.
Trampers: MeganS (leader), Bart, Caryl, David, EmilyS, Marie, MikeC, MikeW, Tracey.
Canyoning has a narrow season – focused around summer for less time shivering and lower water hazard. This trip was great as a season starter – to get back in to the swing of it and to take a few people out on their first trip – the access is relatively easy and the canyon … Read more
Date: 10-12 August 2018.
Trip type: Alp2 Medium-Fit.
Location: Pinnacle Ridge, Ruapehu.
Author: Nick H.
Trampers: Nick H (leader), Elisabet, Gareth, Henry.
Every time I’ve ever visited Whakapapa, like most others (I imagine) I have stared up in awe at this ridge line and wondered just what it feels like to stand on the tops and look back down at the ski field. The guide suggests it’s not difficult, but it depends on your experience. I wouldn’t … Read more
Date: March 2015.
Trip type: Canyon tramping.
Author: Marie Henderson.
Trampers: David Jewel (leader), Michael Schier, Brendon Eckert, Marie Henderson, Tony Gazley.
I saw the trip on the planning schedule and asked David about it—being generally curious about any Tararua epic close to the wilder side of things. This revealed it was a trip David was really keen to do. My advice was therefore stick to the A-team folk to be sure it’d get done and avoid … Read more