Date: 11 - 13 January 2013,.
Trip type: Fit Tramp.
Author: David Heffernan.
Trampers: WeiMin Ren, Rob Edward, David Heffernan (leader).
As we were doing a crossing we had a few transport logistics issues. We left Wellington Station on the 5:30pm train bound for Masterton, a lovely scenic ride, with the goal getting a pickup from the MF Blackwater-Makaretu group on the Sunday afternoon. We arrived in Masterton a bit hungry and in no real hurry, … Read more
Date: 23-26 October 2009 (Labour weekend).
Trip type: Medium Tramp.
Author: Paul Christoffel (Photos: Mika Verheul and Vlad Dvennik).
Trampers: Paul Christoffel, Hans Wiskerke, Mika Verheul, Dirk Naish, Robert Bettis, Bernard Smithyman, and Vlad Dvennik.
I volunteered to lead this medium trip after Michael Lightbourne pulled out due to unfamiliarity with the route. On the trip list were six club members, plus Vlad. Vlad had never tramped in New Zealand, although assured me he had hiked in the Ukraine. Best let him know what he’s in for, I thought. You … Read more