Date: 21-23 January 2023.
Trip type: Tramp(M).
Location: Lockett Range - Kahurangi National Park.
Trampers: Daniel (leader), Megan, Cate, Milly, Ashleigh, Cindy, Amy-Louise, Maj-Britt.
Day 1 Cobb Hut to Fenella Hut (with a side trip from Fenella Hut back to Lake Cobb)Total time: 6 hours, 20 minutesTotal moving time: 4 hours, 45 minutesDistance: 18.9km After packing up at the Motueka Top Ten after four hours of sleep we all jumped in the van and drove the two and a … Read more
Date: Easter 2022.
Trip type: Tramp: Medium Fit.
Location: Kahurangi National Park.
Author: Mathew Denys.
Trampers: Tereza (leader), Stephen, Mathew.
As is tradition when heading to the South Island, our trip began with a delayed ferry. Unfortunately this meant that our original plan of completing the Dragon’s Teeth crossing was rendered infeasible, so we took the time before our rescheduled crossing to brainstorm an alternative. Wanting to stay within the Kahurangi National Park, we formed … Read more
One of my favourite pieces of poetry is a prose poem by the great 19th century French poet Charles Baudelaire called Get Drunk. In English translation it goes like this: Get Drunk! It is essential to be drunk all the time. That’s all: there’s no other problem. If you do not want to feel the … Read more