Trains Hut

Navigating this slip on the way back to the van was tricky but fun

As usual, WTMC trampers met at the Wellington train station on Friday night  to start the adventure north. With a full van and cheery disposition, driver Tony picked up two Kapiti Coast trampers along the way. While everyone had their dinner in Bulls, Tash had an impromptu date with DoC ranger “Dave” a lovely fellow … Read more

Meeting a Morepork in Waiototara

  I signed up to lead this trip as I’d never been to the area before and leading a trip is a sure way to get yourself to a new place. I was surprised to have a group of nine willing to head into an obscure area of North Island bush on a May weekend … Read more

The WTMC & MeetUp Join-Up to Trains Hut

 Editor’s note: WTMC has been testing out a new way of signing-up for trips via the website MeetUp.com and partnering with the Wellington Tramping Group MeetUp. The following trip report is from a joint trip. I think this was the first tramping trip with a mix of well the Meet up the Wellington Tramping Group … Read more

Trains Hut

Lots of space in the van with eight people on the trip, best kebabs at Bulls and luxury camping (with hot showers) just past Whanganui, and that was just the Friday night… this was going to be a great tramp. After an early start on Saturday morning, thanks to the 5am wake-up call from the … Read more