Date: 25-28 April 2019.
Trip type: Medium Fit.
Location: Spenser Mountains, Nelson Lakes National Park.
Over Easter weekend I was on a climbing holiday in Takaka and having a very excellent time; and looking forward to a tramping trip over the ANZAC weekend up to the summit of Faerie Queene (a mountain in the Spenser range, just south of the Nelson Lakes). The plan was simple, head down the St … Read more
Date: Easter April 2018.
Trip type: Easy-Medium Tramping.
Location: St James Walkway, St James Conservation Area.
Trampers: Bridget (leader) and 11 punters.
After leaving Wellington on Thursday afternoon and staying the night in a Picton Backpacker, all of us were itching to get on the road. Friday morning was an early start for us as we repacked our packs and threw them into the van, keen to get moving. After what felt like an impossibly long drive … Read more