Date: 21-24 October 2022 (Labour Weekend).
Trip type: Tramp: Easy + Medium.
Author: David and Anne.
Trampers: Anne (leader), David, Katie, Lynsey.
I love a mystery and was intrigued when this tramp appeared on the schedule: Top of the South Mystery Tramp. Jump on the ferry and go on an adventure! Interesting rock formations, travel on the tops and along a river. Good snacks and optional river swims. Expect up to 6 hours walk every day. Track … Read more
Date: 14-18 April 2022.
Trip type: Tramp: Medium.
Location: Kahurangi National Park.
Trampers: Monique, James and Anne (leader).
Thursday (3h20)After the customary ferry delays and many dolphins, we drove to Rolling junction via a kebab shop in Richmond, arriving at the road end at 8.30pm after crossing the Dart Ford without issues. With head torches, we walked at a good pace along the great wall grade track for a few hours. Arriving at Kings … Read more
Date: 20-23 October 2017.
Trip type: Medium Tramping.
Location: Kaweka Forest Park.
Trampers: Tony (Leader), Fons, Megan and Rohan.
Labour weekend was a good chance to venture further afield so four of us set off from Wellington for the Kawekas on the Friday evening. Kuripapango campsite, on the Napier-Taihape road, is a long-way from Wellington and with holiday weekend traffic and a pizza stop in Carterton we didn’t arrive until 11.45 pm. Kuripapango campsite … Read more
Date: 2-5th June 2017 (Queen's Birthday).
Trip type: Easy-Medium Tramp (more easy than medium).
Location: Kahurangi (Wangapeka Track).
Author: Mike M.
Trampers: Richard (leader), Aimee, Antonia, Catherine, David, Gareth, Helen, Jue, Mike, Shauna.
As part of the WTMC mass migration to the South Island that took place on Queens Birthday weekend 2017 (35 from the Club on the ferry), the ‘easy-medium’ group was set to hike to Kiwi Saddle Hut and beyond in the Wangapeka valley region of Kahurangi National Park. One thing the ferry allows for is … Read more
Date: 4-7 June 2010 (Queens Birthday).
Trip type: Medium Fit tramp and Fit Tramp.
Author: Jenny Cossey.
Trampers: Jenny, Illona, Sam, Richard, Gary.
There were three, or maybe four, punters signed up for the Mt Luna fit trip. At the last moment two punters signed up for the med–fit trip. Hence the fit group heading over Luna divided back into a fit and med-fit party, who then re-molded together as one group made up of two separate groups, … Read more