Date: 26-31 October 2019.
Trip type: Medium-Fit .
Location: Kaimanawa Forest Park and Kaweka Forest Park.
Trampers: Sarah and Marie (co-leaders), Aimee, Emily, Megan B, Ian, Craig and Illona.
Are we on the right track? Our journey began with a traffic jam at Kaimanawa Road end. Being Labour Weekend, every man and his dog (literally – we were joined by a gorgeous kelpie) was out tramping. After a skillful 100 point turn, our shuttle driver deposited us at the beginning of the Umukarikari track. … 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