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Trip: Rangiwahia Ruahine Womble over the Tops

Sunday morning. Sitting in the claustrophobic corner of our van, also known as the back seat, I’m struggling to keep my dinner down. We stopped some time earlier at Levin, where I visited one of my favourite feeds for Friday … Continue reading

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Trip: Rangiwahia, Te Hekenga, Howletts and Heritage

We finally managed to get around this scenic loop in the Ruahines, which is almost entirely made up of tops travel. It was a weekend of very nice weather, even though a light easterly in the Ruahines meant walking through … Continue reading

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Trip: Rangiwahia to Heritage via Triangle and Iron Gates

Honestly, who would have thought it’d be rainy fogged-in weather on Labour Weekend? Apparently not us, because we had a fairly intensive tramp planned that would have gone from Rangiwahia over to Howletts, then back via Iron Gates. Unfortunately it … Continue reading

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Trip: Rangiwahia, Sawtooth and Pourangaki

Distant silhouettes after Sawtooth. Dates: 11th – 13th April, 2008 Location: Ruahine Forest Park, Rangiwahia road-end. People: Alistair, Sarah, Illona, Jane, Amanda, Dirk, Paul, Harry, Craig and meeeee. Huts visited: Rangiwahia Hut (1 night), Pourangaki Hut (1 night). Route: Past … Continue reading

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Trip: Rangiwahia, Maungamahue, Te Hekenga, Triangle

12 people in a 6 bunk hut. The weather report for the weekend indicated what looked to be quite a violent deluge of a front smothering the entire country all at once, from north to south. The met service was … Continue reading

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Trip: Rangiwahia Hut

Dates: 22nd – 24th September, 2006 Location: Ruahine Forest Park Huts visited: Rangiwahia Hut (1 night) [Photos] This was a WTMC easy-rated trip to Rangiwahia Hut in the Ruahine ranges, from Sep 22nd to 24th 2006. This post is a … Continue reading

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