Date: 19-21 August 2016.
Trip type: Alpine 1 (Medium).
Location: Mt. Taranaki.
Trampers: Debbie (leader), Henry (co-leader), Weimin, Sam, Mike, Lettie, Patrik and Heather.
Two weeks out from the trip, leader Debbie emailed us two plans. Plan A would be Taranaki South Face ALP1 (M) – subject to the weather, snow conditions and avalanche risk. Should the weather, snow conditions and avalanche risk not be to Debbie’s liking, then Plan B – a tramp around the Pouakai Loop (M) … Read more
Date: 7 March 2014.
Trip type: Easy -Medium.
Location: Taranaki / Egmont National Park.
Author: Robyn Lutzenberger.
Trampers: Tony Gazley (leader), Illona Keenan (sherpa), Becky Day, Rachel, Dave, Kirsty, Meena Kadri, and Robyn Lutzenberger.
We met at Wellington Railway Station at 1730 on Friday night: Tony, Illona, Rachel, Becky, Meena, Dave and I. We were very interested to meet the Sherpas who were to do all the hard work. Tony introduced Illona. Hmm just the one Sherpa then – apart from Tony. We set off in the usual peak … Read more