By Davis Cooper, 18 July 2020
Grade: Medium-ish Suffering: Minimal Faff Quotient: Nominal
Duration: 9 hrs Distance: 23.46 km Squats: Several good ones
Elevation Gain: 1045 Naps: None Piggies: Extant
Max Elevation: 1003 Calories?: Yes Average Pace: 2.61 km/hr
Hunter Carpark Meeting Time: 6am 18/07/20 Start at track: 8:15 am
Route: Poad rd - > Waiopehu Track -> Waiopehu Hut -> Waiopehu - return
Members: Ben Rampton, Davis Cooper, Jayden Wilson, Joe Todd, Julia Sasse
Number of Breaks: 3-4 on the way up, long lunch, 2 on the way down.
Weather: Better than expected, Intermittent spitting, Hut was a bit cold.
Visibility: 20ish km, could see Pukematawai and Triangle Knob from Hut, Coastline and
westward horizon visible. Unfortunately we could see some of palmy, yuck.
Trail Conditions: Good with muddy sections, gaiters would have been a good choice.
Most Notable Piker: David Faffiest: Members at meeting decide