Date: 18-21 April 2019 (Easter weekend).
Trip type: Medium Fit...downgraded to Easy Medium .
Location: Dundas Hut, Tararua Forest Park.
Trampers: Aimee (leader), Tony S, David and Cindy.
When I put an “SK” on the schedule for Easter weekend, I envisaged four glorious sunny windless days on the tops of the Tararua Ranges. More than one fellow club member laughed at me for such an ambitious trip over a typically mixed bag weather weekend. However, right up until the week before, I was … Read more
Date: 4-5 August 2018.
Trip type: Easy Tramping.
Location: Roaring Stag Hut, Tararua Forest Park.
Trampers: Rosanne (leader), Bart, Teresa, Alan, Brad, Nick, Cindy and Beth.
The eight of us met at 8am Saturday, many clasping coffees to assist with the early start. I’ve done plenty of tramping, but this was my second trip with the club, so I was looking forward to meeting other “easy” going trampers. As I’d hoped, the conversation flowed readily with everyone. Lots of rain was … Read more
Date: 28-30 July 2017.
Trip type: Medium-Fit Tramping.
Location: Dundas Hut, Tararua Ranges.
Trampers: Tereza (leader), Dan (co-leader), Natasha, Sam, Matt, Gareth, Shay and Jessie.
Tramping to Dundas Hut with a medium/fit group for my first WTMC trip isn’t the best decision I’ve made in my life. I thought I was fit from running around hilly Wellington but the muddy, tree-root covered, relentless steep climbs and descents of the Tararuas made me feel like I’d never exercised in my life. … Read more