Date: 19-21 February 2021.
Trip type: Easy Medium.
Location: Mount Taranaki.
Author: Matt P.
Trampers: Meneka, Tracey, Amanda, Jamie, John E, John P, Anna, Matt P, Denise, Liliana and James (leader).
We’ve regrouped at the top of a 300m long stretch of steep scoria on the way down the north ridge of Mount Taranaki. The sun blazes from a cloudless sky, there’s no wind and it’s hot – a heat haze shimmers off the dusty slope. Having climbed over 1500m today our legs are tired and … Read more
Date: 4 - 6 December.
Trip type: Medium Alp 1.
Location: Egmont National Park.
Author: Angie Wilkinson.
Trampers: Dan, Andre, Angie, Emma, Paul, Tereza, Tony (leader) …and Sarah .
The eight of us met at platform nine at 5 pm in an attempt to get away for a slightly early departure for the long drive up to Taranaki. Despite our best efforts, including Dan sneaking out of the office while his boss wasn’t looking, a crash on SH2 and then roadworks on SH1 meant … Read more