Date: 10-11 July 2020.
Trip type: An alpinish tramp.
Location: Mt Holdsworth, Tararua Forest Park.
Author: Aimee Paterson and Emily Shrosbree .
Trampers: Team RAT (Rasmus, Aimee and Tony G) and Team EMII (Emily, Megan S, Illona and Ian).
Walking from Powell Hut to Jumbo Hut in winter [Aimee] Tony said it was time for another trip. We all agreed. Outside of working hours, the best weather window was between Friday evening and Saturday mid-morning. Because of this, Tony suggested we go for a day walk, but at night. Recalling the last time we … Read more
Date: 24-26 November 2017.
Trip type: Medium Tramping.
Location: Shingle Slip Knob, Tararua Forest Park.
Author: Tony S.
Trampers: Kerry (leader), Natasha, Holger, Tony S, Simon, Fons, Beth, Mike, Dan.
When I saw that a tramp to the plane wreck at Shingle Slip Knob was planned I was keen and quickly signed up. On my first climb of Mt Holdsworth when I was 12 years old we spotted the wreck in the far distance. Something about the wreck captured my imagination and it had been … Read more
Date: 11 June 2017.
Trip type: Alp 1 training day trip.
Location: Tararua Forest Park.
Author: Tony G .
Trampers: Gareth, Scott, Sumudu, Joe, Tony.
We arrived at the Holdsworth carpark at 8 am just in time to see the full moon setting below the western hills. Twelve hours later on the ridge between Jumbo and Mt Holdsworth we saw a blood-red full moon rise slowly above the eastern horizon. In between we enjoyed a glorious Tararua early-winter day travelling … Read more