Trip Report – Larapinta Trail, Australia

Larapinta Trail Robin and Bernice Southern The Great Walks of New Zealand include the Milford Track among many others. Google “Great Walks of Australia” and you will find the Larapinta Trail on the top of the list. About the only similarity are the words “Great Walks” In the second half of April 2016, Bernice and I completed the walk. Officially listed at 223km long, it seems by most accounts to be much longer than that. Indeed half of the trail that I GPS’d, I found longer. An Australian we spoke to that had GPS’d the trail twice found it 280 […]

HiTAC June 2016

President’s Desk I hope you’re all looking forward to celebrating the Lodge Birthday on the Monday of Queens Birthday weekend. Let’s hope the snow is still around! There’s just one week left to pay your sub without incurring a 20% penalty. There are still a few outstanding, so please get these paid promptly. On that note, one of our members has expressed an interest in taking on the Treasurer’s role, so do your bit and make life easier for her! Tahurangi Lodge lockers – Most of those members who have lockers at the Lodge make great use of them, however […]