Date: 30 October-1 November 2020.
Trip type: Easy-Medium.
Location: Iron Gate Hut, Ruahine Forest Park.
Trampers: Tash (leader), Anna, Natasha, Ren and Sean.
I am not a superstitious man, but even I am loath to tempt fate by venturing out, away from civilization, on All Hallow’s Eve. On the night of Samhain, when the veil between the worlds is thinnest and the spirits of the dead are free to roam the earth, anything is possible, and good, sensible … Read more
Date: 30 June – 1 July 2018.
Trip type: EM tramp.
Location: Ruahine Forest Park.
Author: Jane L.
Trampers: Bridget (trip leader), Georgi, Grant, Jane, Malcolm, Reuben, Viola.
Six left from the railway station at 8 am on Saturday morning. After a mid-morning stop at the Church Café at Sanson—the hot chocolates (two) impressed—we turned off toward Feilding and drove via Apiti to the Petersons Road end where Malcolm was waiting in the car park to join us. I enjoyed the drive into … Read more
Date: 30 Aug - 2 Sep 2013.
Trip type: Medium-Fit.
Author: Sarah Fisher.
Trampers: Sarah Fisher, Mike McGavin, Craig McGregor (leader), Alastair Shelton.
Our tramp got off to an interesting start with Craig educating me in the week leading up to the tramp on what to do if I was ever chased by a bear since we had been talking about his Alaska trip. I was seriously hoping I would never have to put his advice into action. … Read more