Tararua Forest Park - Powell Hut IV

A Saturday afternoon day trip to the Eastern Tararua's to check out the new Powell Hut.
Ranges SW
Waiohine River
Ridge to Powell Hut
Powell Hut IV
Powell Hut IV
Trip Times

Saturday 26/10/2019
1437 Left Wellington
1621 Left Holdsworth car park
1743 Mountain House Shelter
1841 Powell Hut
1921 Mountain House
1938 Junction
2030 At the car park

Mount Richmond Forest Park - Mt Sunday

Day trip with Anthony to bag Mt Sunday bivvy in the Mt Richmond Forest park. Was cold on the top with a bit of wind.
Start of the walk
Nice and steep in places
Then cruisey flat bits
And good views
Anthony and the trees
Heading towards the top ridge
Top ridge
We enjoyed the view
Mt Sunday Bivvy
Tree needed a photo
Water Barrel
Back to the car
Map of Walking Track
The road end and track start on Topo50 BQ27 need updating.
Mt Sunday Bivvy track
Trip Times

Saturday 19/10/2019
0816 Started walking from car park
0927 Stopped for snack time
0948 Walking again
1147 Mt Sunday Bivvy for lunch
1223 Left  Bivvy
1449 Back at car

Mount Richmond forest park access
Northbank Road Access
Mt Sunday Bivvy