Date: 3-5 August 2018.
Trip type: Alp2 Fit.
Location: Cathedral Rocks, Ruapehu.
Author: Nick H.
Trampers: Mike P (leader), Katy, Elisabet, Gareth, Stuart, Mike B, Fiona, Nick H.
We had a slower than usual trip out of Wellington Friday, but it was made all the more interesting by a well contested game of ‘I spy’, initiated by a fellow travel buddy Oliver (who was travelling up with his Dad Simon for a weekend of the “going downhill fast in a good way” variety. … Read more
We’ve had some exciting developments at our local climbing gyms in Wellington. Hangdog has opened a new bouldering area alongside the main gym. Check out their website for photos and details: www.hangdog.co.nz. Fergs Kayaks Wellington has completed an upgrade with a standalone boulder area separate from the lead room and top rope area. As Federated … Read more
Last year a few members from the WTMC smashed out a weekend trip to Cloudy peak. Their goal had been the Great Prow, a 9 pitch alpine climb with varying grades up to 14. They had one day and the weather wasn’t cooperative. After waiting for cloud and mist to clear, they started at 10am and … Read more
Date: Easter 2015.
Trip type: Climbing.
Location: Rainbow Valley, Nelson Lakes.
Author: Christine Latimer.
Trampers: Andrei, Bett, Abbie, Sam, Ed, Katy, Jess, Christine, Mike (leader).
A eager team of 10 set off on the 6:30 pm sailing on calm waters to Picton. A quick getaway in the van saw us at our DOC Kowhai Point campsite for the first night’s sleep. After breakfast under clear skies we set off on the 4-wheel drive gravel road to the start of our … Read more