Kaiarahi Circuit, Kaweka Forest Park, Wednesday October 22, 2014 We arrived at the Lakes car park with cool temperatures, low cloud and occasional drizzle, which obscured any views of the Kuripapango region. Ken R and Vic B meandered up Lakes Road and began the track to Mackintosh Hut for the day, while Paul E and… [Read More]
Archives for October 2014
Contents: NTC 40th Anniversary NTC 40th Anniversary Tramps and Dinner, Saturday October 4. The tramp to Kaweka J was not possible as Kaweka Road had been closed due to snow. Our alternate was Middle Hill Hut.
Leon Kinvig Hut, from Kashmir road-end. Ruahine Forest Park, Map: BL36 Saturday/Sunday October 18/19, 2014 Two days of rain and seeing nothing but the inside of a cloud. That’s how it was when three of us went to Leon Kinvig Hut, via the Kashmir road-end. My gear is now washed or out on the washing… [Read More]
Saturday, October 18 2014 Mangatewainui Stream, via the Apiti Track. Map: BL36 This was my first Saturday day tramp. Marc drove us all the way to the beginning of the track, which is just outside Norsewood, down Ngamoko Road. There were five of us and it was raining when we set off. I wondered if… [Read More]
Shines Fall and Boundary Stream, Wednesday October 8 2014 Severe winds cancelled our planned tramp so, after much discussion, we travelled to Heays Access Road and walked to Shines Fall then through Boundary Stream Scenic Reserve to the car park in Pohokura Road. Thanks are due to Hillary, Paul and John who took the van… [Read More]
Saturday, October 4 2014 Anniversary Tramp Kaweka Forest Park, Map BJ37 Kaweka Road was closed, which ruled out the proposed anniversary tramp to Kaweka J. The weather had not played ball, and snow and high winds were forecast. Our alternate option, after much discussion was Middle Hill Hut. Here are the pictures, which tell the… [Read More]