Getting away from the crowds on the Abel Tasman Inland Track

It was time to address the balance between the number of WTMC trips I have been on and the number I have led. If I enjoy 4 trips with the club, then I feel it’s only fair I give one back. I studied the trip schedule and hatched a plan. With several trips going to … Read more

A Touch of Paradise on the Abel Tasman Track

Thursday 29 May 5pm ferry from Wellington to Picton.  A calm crossing of the strait, bantering with the other team going to Nelson lakes comparing trip altitudes.  Driving to Hans and Mika’s place from Picton to Nelson.  Sleeping over in comfort in their home on Thursday night. Friday 30 May 2014 – Marahau to Bark … Read more

Abel Tasman [Inland] Track

This should have been a trip report on the Abel Tasman Inland Track, but serious windfall just before Easter made DoC close the track late April. We considered our options, took into account the logistics of a van key swap with Gareth’s group walking the coastal track south to north, and decided we might as … Read more