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Croisilles Hill, Marborough Sounds

A day trip for our top of the topo's project from Okiwi Bay.   More ▶︎
Double Crossing of Mt Thomas into the Pinchgut Hut

Double Crossing of Mt Thomas into the Pinchgut Hut

Weekend trip in recent snow with the Okuru River running too high for people to cross it and stay at Pinchgut Hut. So guaranteed bunk space.   More ▶︎

Sandfly point to Milford

Independent travel from Sandfly point to Milford, Milford track.   More ▶︎

Camping on the Milford track.

Looking to recreate a tramp we did 30 yrs ago, we did the track and camped 500 plus meters each night ( as is allowed by Doc) cannot find a boat operator who will take us to Glade wharf without ...   More ▶︎

the tardy bird gets the worm..

Three of us were running late on our last day of a trip into Adventure Ridge,in the Toaroha catchment.It was meant to be a circuit,up to 1500m on Mt Reeves,contour round to Genoa Peak & exit via Pinnacle Biv & ...   More ▶︎

First NZ tramps report

Longtime lurker from Qld. Just finished my first tramps. Initial track was the Routeburn but unable to continue past Harris saddle owing to the excess snow on the track and avalanche warnings. Warden advised that possibility of getting through day ...   More ▶︎

To Puketeraki Biv and back (again on Labour Weekend) 2018

3 day return trip up to Black Hill hut, down to Salmon Ck Biv then over to Puketeraki Biv via a low saddle upstream and a very unpleasant sidle through beech regen that wasn't there 17 years ago!   More ▶︎
Hawea Solitude

Hawea Solitude

Who would have thought you could have huts to yourself on a long weekend within an hour’s drive of one of New Zealand’s most outdoorsy towns!   More ▶︎

Mt Fyffe, Hapuku, Kowhai Circuit

4 day Easter circuit to check out old haunts and the new lake formed in the Hapuku Valley by the Kaikoura earthquake of Nov, 2016   More ▶︎

Hut bagging Stony Stream Biv

A weekend trip into the Hamner Conservation Area to visit a wee biv in good condition.   More ▶︎

Croisilles Hill, Marborough Sounds

A day trip for our top of the topo's project from Okiwi Bay.   More ▶︎
Double Crossing of Mt Thomas into the Pinchgut Hut

Double Crossing of Mt Thomas into the Pinchgut Hut

Weekend trip in recent snow with the Okuru River running too high for people to cross it and stay at Pinchgut Hut. So guaranteed bunk space.   More ▶︎

Sandfly point to Milford

Independent travel from Sandfly point to Milford, Milford track.   More ▶︎

Camping on the Milford track.

Looking to recreate a tramp we did 30 yrs ago, we did the track and camped 500 plus meters each night ( as is allowed by Doc) cannot find a boat operator who will take us to Glade wharf without ...   More ▶︎

the tardy bird gets the worm..

Three of us were running late on our last day of a trip into Adventure Ridge,in the Toaroha catchment.It was meant to be a circuit,up to 1500m on Mt Reeves,contour round to Genoa Peak & exit via Pinnacle Biv & ...   More ▶︎

First NZ tramps report

Longtime lurker from Qld. Just finished my first tramps. Initial track was the Routeburn but unable to continue past Harris saddle owing to the excess snow on the track and avalanche warnings. Warden advised that possibility of getting through day ...   More ▶︎

To Puketeraki Biv and back (again on Labour Weekend) 2018

3 day return trip up to Black Hill hut, down to Salmon Ck Biv then over to Puketeraki Biv via a low saddle upstream and a very unpleasant sidle through beech regen that wasn't there 17 years ago!   More ▶︎
Hawea Solitude

Hawea Solitude

Who would have thought you could have huts to yourself on a long weekend within an hour’s drive of one of New Zealand’s most outdoorsy towns!   More ▶︎

Mt Fyffe, Hapuku, Kowhai Circuit

4 day Easter circuit to check out old haunts and the new lake formed in the Hapuku Valley by the Kaikoura earthquake of Nov, 2016   More ▶︎

Hut bagging Stony Stream Biv

A weekend trip into the Hamner Conservation Area to visit a wee biv in good condition.   More ▶︎