Kuripapango to Cameron Hut, Kaweka FP, 27 February 2019 I checked the Ngaruroro River levels for Kuripapango. They were sitting at 600, which meant the river was very passable. I ‘d done this tramp a few weeks back and the river level was much higher. This river is my favourite in the Kawekas. It has… [Read More]
Archives for February 2019
Waiopehu Hut, Tararua FP, Wednesday and Thursday 20/21 February 2019 We took two cars and drove to the Poads Road car park, off Gladstone Road, behind Levin. The weather was still and overcast. The car park has a very narrow bridge leading to it. If I hadn’t read about it beforehand, I could have mistaken… [Read More]
Sunrise and up to Top Maropea Hut, Ruahine FP, Wednesday 13 February, 2019. Map: BK36 Banner Pix: Top Maropea Hut (May 2015) The scheduled trip to Waipawa Forks Hut was off the agenda so, instead, everyone had a personal agenda. A full van of 12 trampers headed along State Highway 50. Our goal for the… [Read More]
Makaroro River – Colenso Spur – Sparrowhawk Bivvy, Ruahine FP. Saturday, 10 February 2019. Map BK36 Banner Pix: Heading south from Te Atua Mahuru Three of our five-strong team headed off across farmland headed for Sparrowhawk, while the remaining two aimed for Barlow’s. For a change at the bottom of the hill, we three took… [Read More]
There is a Wednesday overnight tramp to Waipopehu Hut, Tararua FP, and also a weekend tramp this month to Whirinaki FP. Here is a pix of Waiopehu Hut taken in November 2013.