Middle Hill Hut

Not‌ ‌the‌ ‌greatest‌ ‌start‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌trip…‌ ‌  Graeme‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌AA‌ ‌was‌ ‌just‌ ‌as‌ ‌baffled‌ ‌as‌ ‌I‌ ‌was‌ ‌that‌ ‌neither‌ ‌the‌ ‌remote‌ ‌nor‌ ‌physical‌ ‌key‌ ‌would‌ ‌unlock‌ ‌the‌ ‌van.‌ ‌The‌ ‌van‌ ‌wouldn’t‌ ‌unlock‌ ‌because‌ ‌of‌ ‌a‌ ‌flat‌ ‌battery,‌ ‌but‌ ‌we‌ ‌would‌ ‌have‌ ‌to‌ ‌get‌ ‌into‌ ‌the‌ ‌van‌ ‌to open the bonnet to‌ ‌get‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌battery‌ ‌to‌ … Read more

Kaweka Ranges plan A, B, C, D then E

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

Tramping Gaol

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