Date: 26th March 2022.
Trip type: Instruction: Navigation.
Location: Remutaka Forest Park.
Trampers: Anne (leader, author), Jacqui, Jon, Sam, Klara, Michaela, Delia.
After having to cancel the bushcraft course, the next best thing seemed to be a day out in the Remutaka Forest Park for a bit of map and compass practice, with an intro to river safety. We started the day with map reading theory at the Catchpool carpark. Identifying symbols on the map – easy! … Read more
Date: 28-29 July 2018.
Trip type: Family.
Location: Paua Hut, Remutaka Forest Park.
Trampers: Punters: Ollie (12), Akio (12), Luca (6), Avinesh (6); Porters: Barry (leader and scribe), Carolyn, Caroline.
The normal week is pretty busy with school, sports, friends and jobs. Organising the kids for an overnight tramp just adds on top of everything. All of a sudden, the shoes and the fleece were too small and need replacing, and wearing Dad’s old gear isn’t cool anymore. Finally two funerals on the Friday for … Read more
Date: 26 May 2018.
Trip type: Medium Tramping Day.
Location: Mount Matthews, Remutaka Forest Park.
Author: Matt C and Emily S.
Trampers: Matt C (leader), Emily S, Elly, Aimee, Huw, Emily F, Jue, Shauna, Jess and Matt M.
Date: 13-15 October 2017.
Trip type: Medium Tramping.
Location: Mt Matthews and Ocean Beach, Remutaka Forest Park.
Trampers: Bram (leader), Sam, Ingleborg, Barbara (chief photographer), Cindy (scribe).
Long summery evenings are a most wonderful thing. It was still light as we bounded along the Orongorongo Valley track on Friday evening; dark only settling down upon us as we reached the river. Using a waypoint that Bram had marked on his gps we successfully navigated in the, suddenly rather dark darkness, to the … Read more