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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: Ohau, Dundas, Ruapae, Puketurua

Craig emerging from Ngapuketurua (with a slight vegetation problem). We were supposed to be walking through rivers all weekend according to the original plan, but the weather was so good that we just couldn’t help ourselves, and ended up on … Continue reading

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Trip: Purity, Pourangaki, Kelly Knight

I’d seen some weather maps during the Friday afternoon before we left on this trip, suggesting that a massive splodge of rain was heading for the approximate area of the central North Island. This was to be my first attempt … Continue reading

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The bus ride death trap

Every time that Stacey or I mentioned we were planning to go to southern Chile, people would tell us that it was too late in the year, and that it would be raining all the time. This didn’t really bother … Continue reading

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Trip: Parks Peak / Upper Makaroro

Dates: 2nd – 4th March, 2007 Location: Ruahine Forest Park Huts visited: Sentry Box Hut (1 night), Parks Peak Hut (0 nights), Upper Makaroro Hut (1 night). Huts seen: Kylie Biv (from the opposite ridge). [Photos] We arrived quite late … Continue reading

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