Date: 15 December 2018.
Trip type: Medium Day Nav.
Location: Tutuwai Hut, Tararua Forest Park.
Trampers: Caryl, Marie, Heather, Jamie, Pete and Aimee.
This trip was a wobble around South-eastern area of Tararua Forest Park. We started at Waiohine Gorge Road end, taking the Mt Reeves Track to Tutuwai Hut. We then walked about 45 minutes down the Tauherenikau track, finishing with a small scramble up to the unmarked Joe Gibbs Hut. We back-tracked to Tutuwai Hut, went along … Read more
Date: 15-17 December 2017.
Trip type: Navigation.
Location: Mitre Flats, Tararua Forest Park.
Author: Tony S.
Trampers: Tony S (leader), Emily, Fons, Momo.
I signed up for this tramp in order to brush-up on my navigational skills and also to travel over Pinnacle Ridge between the Atiwhakatu valley and Barton track. However, soon after signing-up I found myself organising and leading this trip with the expectation that I would be instructing on navigation! On the Friday evening we … Read more
Date: 19-22 January 2018.
Trip type: Social.
Location: Stonehenge Aotearoa, Carterton.
Author: Richard H.
Trampers: Richard (leader), Jenny, Olie, Jane, Rory, Marieke, Bram, Andrea, Marina.
For those of us used to city life, the night skies seen on cloudless tramps are always impressive. The reason is simply explained by the light pollution map. However we rarely have someone on a trip who can explain what we are seeing at night, so hence the idea for this trip to learn more … Read more