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its Back for 2021
If your keen for some quick cardo action after work im going to be walking up the Te Whiti park firebreak then down the bush track Hayward reserve.
Might change it up and change directions.
Im going to be doing it regularly every Wednesday so if you can join in come along
Just over an hour to do
What ever your motivation
This is a great little track.
If we can motivate each other to get it done let's do it.
What to bring
Water, jackets, Snacks, Warm layers not necessary.
Night walk along the Skyline track from Khandallah to Karori .
A good trip for the one-armed.
If you are travelling by car: Meet at the end of Parkvale Rd in KARORI at 5.30 pm. We will organise Ubers to the start of the walk, which is the Khandallah pool on Woodmancote Road
If you are using public transport: Take train to Khandallah station. Walk to Khandallah pool.
All Meet at Khandallah pool, 45 Woodmancote Rd Khandallah, at 5.50 pm
Walk up to Mt Kaukau transmitter, then along the Skyline track back to to Parkvale Rd in Karori. The track is well formed but exposed, so warm clothing is necessary.
boots or walking shoes,
Money ifor ride share & f you want to get a burger at the Pickle Jar pub afterwards
After the walk the No 2 bus goes from Karori back to the city.
An overnight tramp in the Tararuas .. spending 1 night in the very modern Powell Hut ($15), for a mid winter Xmas dinner.
Weather permitting, we will continue the loop onto Jumbo Hut for lunch on Sunday, down Raingauge spur to Atiwhakatu Hut and back to the My Holdsworth carpark. If weather is not great (which is very possible given the time of year) we will return the same way we came up.
Meet in the Mt Holdsworth Carpark on Sat 11.oo am.
Note that this is not a suitable tramp for beginners. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
You will need:
Hut booking for Powell Hut ticket (DoC 1 night)
NB this location is not good for camping, it is exposed and steep.
Food Lunch X 2
Dinner ( Sat)
Warm and weather proof clothes.
Head torch (for finding the toilets at night!)
Going to start this walk a bit later than normal so we finish off the hill just on dusk and can enjoy the Christmas lights on Lower Hutt's Norton Park Ave in the dark
This loop is about 9km long going up Te whiti park firebreak nice and challenging, Hopefully some great views from the top.
will walk along the ridge back to summit road then down.
once down we going to walk along Riverside drive and norton park ave to check out the local Christmas lighting displays.
Jacket just in case