4th to 5th November 2017. Weekend explore around Palmerston North City, including Sledge Track, Manawatu Gorge, the Wind Turbines and Caccia Birch House. Note: Gallery below contains pictures of Wetas up close, if you suffer from Arachnophobia, probably best not to view. 😉 If you wish to share any of these on social media, feel […]Read more "Palmerston North Explore"
21st to 23rd October 2017 – Uncompleted attempt to get around the northern circuit.Read more "Waihohonu Tongariro + Whakapapa"
14th October 2017 – Karekare Beach Loop in the Waitakare Ranges. Will write up a more detailed trip report / route report one of these days. Zion Hill track on the day we did it is currently in a very muddy state.Read more "Karekare Beach Loop"
8th October 2017 – Afternoon Roadtrip to Awhitu Lighthouse.Read more "Awhitu Lighthouse"
7th October 2017 – Photos from two short walks around The Waikato. Mount Taupiri and Pukemokemoke. Short Info Summary at KAHA.Read more "Mount Taupiri + Pukemokemoke"
24th September 2017 – Day walk up to Kohukohunui and back. See Trip notes at KAHARead more "Kohukohunui Trig Walk"
16th September 2017 – Ordinary day walk with the Auckland Hiking Group revisiting some regular haunts in and around the Waitakere Dam. Mostly a mix of new faces and with some returning old faces. Was on Tail end Charlie Duty for part of the way.Read more "Waitakere Dam Redux + Pukematekeo Loop"
10th September 2017 – Spur of the moment decision to do two short walks around Te Ara Tahuna Estuary walkway and then Waiwera to Orewa Coastal walk. Weather was a bit BPD with a mix of Rain, Sun, and Hail (which did hit us a number of times). Stopped twice at the same Cafe, Faridas […]Read more "Waiwera to Orewa Urban + Coast"
3rd September 2017 – Hike with the Auckland Hiking Group on one of their regular day hikes around the Mangatawhiri Loop. Approximately 15.4 km covered in a clock wise direction along with a muddy then very steep climb up Ernies track then returning back down the gravel road back to the Mangatawhiri car park.Read more "Mangatawhiri Reservoir Loop Redux"
27th June 2017 – Short (Direct) climb up to Karangahake Trig, in the wet. Starting from Old Rotokohu Road. Short description at KAHARead more "Wet Karangahake Trig"