Date: 1-3 June 2018 (Queens Birthday Weekend).
Trip type: Medium-Fit Tramping.
Location: Tararua Forest Park, Kiriwhakapapa Road End.
Trampers: Tony S (leader), Emily S, Marie, Aimee.
All photos taken by Tony S. Tony’s Tarn Ridge trip appealed to me for two reasons. The first being the physical challenge. The trip had an “MF” label that would usually have sent me screaming in the other direction. However, over the past few weeks I had done a number of long day trips and … Read more
Date: 17-19th March 2017.
Trip type: Medium Fit Navigation.
Trampers: Kevin, Paul (leader), Daniel (Scribe).
Day 1 – Kiriwhakapapa Road end to Blue Range Hut The walk started off at sunset at the Kiriwhakapapa Road campground in the Central Tararua ranges. We arrived after stopping at the usual kebab shop in Carterton, which I believe the club must be getting kick-backs from judging by the amount of business we send … Read more
Date: 28-30 August 2015 .
Trip type: Medium nav tramp.
Location: Tararua Range.
Author: Mike, Eleonora.
Trampers: Debbie Buck (Leader), Eleonora Bello, Mike McGavin .
Mike: It’s Saturday night, before 8pm. I’m hunched below a top bunk of Cow Creek Hut, feeling very well fed and trying to scribble these notes by torchlight. Debbie and Eleonora are already trying to go to sleep. Debbie’s had the wood-burner going, and it’s toasty enough for me to have switched to a downstairs … Read more
Day 1 – The Pines to Mitre Flats Hut Our trip began on Friday evening at The Pines, Wairarapa. The advertised trip had been to do the Northern Crossing starting at the Poads Road End, near Levin and ending at The Pines. However, 90 kmh forecast winds on the Saturday evening and Sunday morning meant … Read more