Sheridan Creek Rail Track

Sheridan Creek 19.07.2020 Didn't find much to educate myself on this before I left so thought I'd share a little daywalk Claire, Dave and I did this weekend up from Otaki Forks. Back in the days of the Tararua range's grand trees being plucked, there were logging operations down this south-western corner of Otaki Forks.... Continue Reading →

Tramping: Kapakapanui track day walk

A last-minute organisation on a the new Wellington Region Trampers meetup group has me meet with two other trampers on a rigourous daywalk around the Kapakapanui track. Loretta joins me in Wellington and we meet Dale at the Ngatiawa road end. Weather forecasts were for a bit of wind, but not a breeze greets us as... Continue Reading →

Tramping: Holdsworth > Jumbo Circuit

Jonesing for a challenging solo tramp but still unsure of my current abilities, the weather gods agreed - Saturday was a time to tackle the Holdsworth-Jumbo Circuit, the 'great walk of the Tararuas'. I wake at 5:30am and am treated to a stunning sunrise over the Remutaka range driving to the road end. I'm not the... Continue Reading →

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