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  • Otaki-Elder-Renata Loop

    Elder loop - 20-22 April 2012 Who: Chris, Ivan, Dom, Hazel and Pia Hunter car park at 6pm - yay, time for another tramping weekend in the Tararua. This time the Elder-Renata loop from Otaki Forks. No tramping without food so we had our food-stop at Pack'n'Safe Porirua. We arrived at Otaki Forks and the beginning of the track ...
    Posted to Trip Reports (Forum) by Pia on May 24, 2012
  • Gourmet 5th - 6th May

    This weekend we will be heading to Tutuwai Hut for Gourmet. What is Gourmet? It's when we leave behind the plain, boring tramping food and get a little bit fancy with the meal. We even pack dessert! The trip is an easy 3-4 hour walk to the hut from Waiohine road end (about an hours drive from Wellington), with an emphasis on fine dining and ...
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by Mae on May 1, 2012
  • More Tararua Tramping!

    Hi, The trips going away this weekend is divided into a Medium-Easy and a Medium fitness group. Medium-Easy is going to Tutuwai Hut, leaving Saturday coming back Sunday. For more details contact Achim:  The Medium group is going to do the Elder loop from Otaki Forks. Leaving Friday returning Sunday.For more details ...
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by Pia on April 18, 2012
  • mid week trip, 16-18

    Is anyone going to be a tad bord in the first half of next week? I was wondering about some kind of Tararua trip, 'im not too fused about what route or grading or how many days it turns out to be. I dont have a car so public Transport might be a wachword hear, with this in mind I was wondering about Mt reevs to Kapakapanui, as both look 1h-ish ...
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by Ivan on April 12, 2012
  • Kieran's Tararua adventure.

    31st March - 1st AprilWho: Kieran, Achim, Hazel and Pia Friday, its time to go tramping and as gear custodian I was at Hunter Car park at 5.30pm to help the first groups get the gear for the weekend. Three groups left around 6pm all headed towards Otaki Forks, but with very different goals.I had to wait a couple of hours before leaving. Kieran ...
    Posted to Trip Reports (Forum) by Pia on April 3, 2012
  • Re: Ascent of Mitre, Tararua Ranges - 12/13 November 2011

    It was awesome, team!
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by achim on November 13, 2011
  • Tutuwai Hut Septermber 10th/11th 2011

    This weekend Jussi and Anne decided to walk me in the Tararua Ranges.On Saturday morning we caught the train to Woodside (the station after Featherston) and followed for an hour on a quiet metalled road to the Mt Reeves nature reserve. From there on they let me free of the leash and I ran forward and backward, climbed trees and showed my masters ...
    Posted to Trip Reports (Forum) by achim on September 14, 2011
  • Over night trip Sept 10/11th

    On Saturday we take the train (!) to Woodside (Wairarapa) - 14 NZD pp. It leaves 9:55 from Wellington Station. From there we go to Tutuwai Hut (pretty easy, 3 tickets, gas stoves installed) and - if we are keen - further up to Alpha Hut (river crossing + 900 m up, 1 ticket). On Sunday, we go out to Kaitoke. A taxi from there is about 40 ...
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by achim on September 9, 2011
  • Re: Mt Hector Day Trip

    for the notorious topic, which is always discussed between Field and Kime hut see here: (Copied text over from stuff website) Lost: how tramp turned to tragedy BY NIKKI MACDONALD Winter 2009. The frozen bodies of Te Papa boss Seddon Bennington and his friend Rosie Jackson are found on an exposed ridge. ...
    Posted to Club Trips (Forum) by achim on May 2, 2011

    Hey guys, I know I haven't been around the club for a while and and my boots are getting cobwebs, but I still like to keep an eye on the website and any tramping related stories out there.  I saw this article on Stuff over the weekend. A must read for anybody who has done or is considering doing the Southern Crossing. Pretty chilling story ...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Scotty on October 23, 2010
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