Club trips, 1930s style

Getting there could be an ordeal in itself ...

ATC 1930s 1  ATC 1930s 3

 

ATC 1930s 2 ATC 1930s 6

 

ATC 1930s 4   ATC 1930s 5

 

An assortment of photos from the early years

On a boat at Whatipu Wharf, 1928

Trampers on boat at Whatipu Wharf 1928

Group at the base of a large kauri, 1929

Trampers at kauri tree 1929

Ngaro te Kotare hut opening, 1929

Ngaro te Kotare hut opening 1929

A Club tramp to Nihotupu reservoir, c. 1930

Trampers at Nihotupu reservoir 1930

Club trampers on West Coast Rd, 1931

Trampers on West Coast Rd

Pararaha Gorge logjam, 1932

Trampers negotiating Pararaha Gorge logjam 1932

Karamatura Gorge, 1933

Trampers in Karamatura Gorge 1933

Top of Karamatura Track, 1933

Trampers on the Karamatura Track 1933

Posing on bush bridge Taupaki, 1930s

Trampers posing on bush bridge at Taupaki 1930s

West coast sand dune, 1930s

Trampers on a West coast sand dune 1930s

Whatipu Stream, 1935

ATC trampers in the Whatipu Stream 1935

Karekare campsite, 1942

Trampers at a Karekare campsite 1942

Pukematekeo Trig, 1942

Trampers at Pukematekeo Trig 1942

Ngaro te Kotare, 1945

ATC members at Ngaro te Kotare hut 1945

Destruction Gully camp, 1945

ATC trampers camping at Destruction Gully 1945

Club bus, 1953

Aucklnd Tramping Club bus 1953