Date: 27 February - 1 March 2015.
Trip type: Medium Fit Tramp.
Author: Amanda Wells.
Trampers: Amanda Wells (leader), Paul Christoffel, Allyn Higgins.
On a Friday night in May 2006, a band of hardy WTMC M trampers ventured into Northern Tararuas. Three days later they emerged – scratched and broken by leatherwood, attempts at compass navigation in the dark and arguments about oversized watches. Their Haukura Ridge trip was to gain enduring life as a case study in our … Read more
Date: 3 - 5 October 2014.
Trip type: MF Navigational Trip.
Location: Haukura Ridge, Tararuas.
Author: Jessie Go & Sarah Fisher.
Trampers: Amanda Wells (trip leader), Jessie Go, Sarah Fisher & Shay Bendall.
Where am I?? Wandering aimlessly & exasperatedly for hours. Worries turn into desperation. Add thirst, fatigue and darkness into the equation – and you are in danger! Believe me. It’s not a nice feeling! Our Haukura Ridge Nav trip with Amanda was to practice some off track nav skills to avoid such situations. Knowing the … Read more