Date: 24-25 August 2019.
Trip type: Easy-Medium .
Location: Totara Flats, Tararua Ranges.
Trampers: James (leader), Gina, Meredith, Merete, Paul, Claire and Elizabeth.
The Totara Flats tramping crew was a mixture of more experienced trampers and complete newbies (myself included!). The tramp was graded an easy-medium trip, with around 4-5 hours walking to our destination of Totara Flats hut. After a very early and groggy start to Saturday morning for some of us, we met at Wellington Train … Read more
Date: 17-19 August 2018.
Trip type: Medium Tramping.
Location: Holdsworth to Waiohine, Tararua Forest Park.
Trampers: Uta (leader), Juan, Sarah, Andy, Ken and Aimee.
Despite the miserable forecast for Saturday, I was looking forward to Uta’s Medium ‘Holdsworth to Waiohine’ trip in the Tararuas. Not only is Uta a most excellent leader, but the company promised to be top-notch. In particular, I was looking forward to being reunited with my snowcraft buddy Juan who (when I wasn’t clinging to … Read more
We set of from Waiohine Gorge road end on Friday night for Cone hut. Our original plan was to navigate to Jak Flats biv North of Mid-Waiohine hut but the heavy rain and wind forecast for Sunday wasn’t conducive to tops travel so we reshuffled it to Neill Forks via some navigation up from the … Read more