Our delightful bunch of 8 bubbly people departed from Platform 9 on Thursday night and made our way to the Makahu road end carpark. A stop was made to scoff burgers in Sanson. All this seemed promising until our headlights beamed on 4 other cars at the road end and realised we’ll have to set … Read more
Date: 12-14 May 2017.
Trip type: Easy-Medium Tramping.
Location: Makahu Hut, Kaweka Ranges.
Author: Group effort, with Maarten collating.
Trampers: Delia, Tom, Joe, Stephanie, Sophie, Maarten, Antonia, Inky, Catherine.
Friday We all met at the railway station and got going at around 5:30pm. We were not in a rush as we were not going to the road end tonight. We stopped in Masterton for dinner, then onto Hastings, sharing the driving and passing the time with chat and a few hours of what we … Read more
Date: 16 - 19 January 2015.
Trip type: Easy - Medium Tramp.
Author: Sarah Fisher.
Trampers: Kevin Cole (leader), Beccy Day, Erika, Jane, Tatiana, Garth and Sarah Fisher.
We had a looong drive to Makahu Saddle carpark in the Kawekas and we arrived there at midnight. In our group there were two tents and I was put in charge of putting up the fly for three of us. Um, so surprisingly enough after all the time I have been with the club, I … Read more