Date: 13-14 June 2020.
Trip type: Medium tramp (with a splash of MF bush-bashing).
Location: Corner Creek, Remutaka Forest Park.
Author: Aimee Paterson.
Trampers: Tony G, Megan B, Emily, Aimee (Sweedish chef), Illona (sous Sweedish chef), Ian (photos).
Mt Matthews from Corner Creek Walking from Corner Creek to the summit of Mt Matthews With Covid-19 still limiting the club to day trips, and some of us desperate to sleep in a tent again, Tony provided the answer with an overnight camping trip to Corner Creek Campsite on the South Coast at Palliser Bay. … Read more
Date: 29 -30 June 2019.
Trip type: Weekend Tramp.
Location: Remutaka Forest Park.
Author: Tony Gazley.
Trampers: Megan S, Tony G.
Leave the Catchpool Carpark at a leisurely 10:00 am Saturday morning. Wander through to the Orongorongo River – always pleasant no matter how often you go. Climb up to South Saddle and try to avoid being blown off the ridge in the north-west gale. Scurry down into the Mukamuka to find a sheltered spot for … Read more
Date: 21 May 2017.
Trip type: Day - Alpine fitness training.
Location: Rimutaka Forest Park.
Trampers: Toby, Tony, Heather.
As we climbed up to Mt Matthews’ South Saddle, I found myself thinking of Aesop’s fable The Hare and the Tortoise. ‘Slow and steady; slow and steady’. I did my best to keep an even—but what seemed like sedate—pace. It was a change to how I would normally climb a hill with just a day … Read more