Date: 12-15 December 2019.
Trip type: Medium-Fit Tramp.
Location: Two Thumb Range.
Trampers: Aimee (Leader), Tony G (Co-leader), Megan B, David M, Michael P, Emily S.
As is a common occurrence, this trip started life as three days of perfect weather camping in the basin below the Dasler Pinnacles and attempting to climb one of the Pinnacles. Of course, the weather made us consider a few alternatives as there had been some significant rain during the week previous, which meant we … Read more
Date: Sunday 20 March 2016.
Trip type: Day Walk.
Location: Te Araroa Walkway - Island Bay to Cable Car.
Author: Clinton Hunter.
Trampers: Kirsty, Clinton, Garth, David, Bridget, Frances, Grant, Jo, Richard, Natasha.
This was billed as an easy walk and was probably one of the easiest that I’ve been on in a long time. Our walk, the second in a series on the Te Araroa walkways began in Shortland Park right at the end of The Parade down in Island Bay looking out to Taputeranga Island. The … Read more
Date: Saturday 19 March 2016.
Trip type: Day Tramp.
Location: Te Araroa Walkway – Porirua to Cable Car .
Author: Kirsty van Reenen.
Trampers: Kirsty, Pete, Garth, Kirsty, Adam, Marie, Rhiannon, Tom, Weimin, Richard, Jon, Karen.
This was the first of the formal Te Araroa Trail walks organised through the club, an EM daywalk from Porirua to the Cable Car. Twelve punters took the 8.30 am train from Wellington Central to Porirua. The weather forecast had promised a still, hot day and clear views. Pete led the group through central Porirua … Read more
Date: 22-24 July 2011.
Trip type: Fit tramp.
Location: Richmond Ranges .
Author: Tony Gazley.
Trampers: Tony Gazley, Jenny Cossey (leader).
The club newsletter for July listed a five day trip to the Richmond Range and commented that the leader Jenny was planning an epic. This sounded like a trip one should definitely sign up for—especially when there had recently been a very heavy snowfall throughout much of the South Island, and more snow and gale … Read more