Date: 31 July to 2 August 2020.
Trip type: Easy-Medium.
Location: Lake Dive Hut, Egmont National Park.
Trampers: James, Amy, Jamie, Ashley, Katie, Sarah, Scott, Awais and Tash (leader).
We left Wellington on the Friday evening with a small medium-fit group and had the Konini Lodge at Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park to ourselves. With our expected walking time of 3-4 hours to Lake Dive on Saturday, we had ample time to explore the Dawson Falls and Wilkies Pools loop tracks (30-60 minutes each). … Read more
Date: 8th to 10th April, 2016..
Trip type: Medium tramp.
Location: Taranaki Mt Egmont.
Author: Henry Fisher.
Trampers: Frances (leader), Dan, Tereza, Matt, Cindy, Henry, Kristy .
INTRODUCTION Breaking historical ground (as far as we know), Frances led the first WTMC Musical Tramp with expert skill and agility. The ‘genius’ behind this trip was in the detail: if either of the tramping or musical components had not been achievable – due to adverse weather, broken strings (including hamstrings), or an overcrowded hut … Read more
Date: 7 March 2014.
Trip type: Easy -Medium.
Location: Taranaki / Egmont National Park.
Author: Robyn Lutzenberger.
Trampers: Tony Gazley (leader), Illona Keenan (sherpa), Becky Day, Rachel, Dave, Kirsty, Meena Kadri, and Robyn Lutzenberger.
We met at Wellington Railway Station at 1730 on Friday night: Tony, Illona, Rachel, Becky, Meena, Dave and I. We were very interested to meet the Sherpas who were to do all the hard work. Tony introduced Illona. Hmm just the one Sherpa then – apart from Tony. We set off in the usual peak … Read more