Trip reports

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Ascents of Mt St Bathans and Mt Ida

2 ascents of former pastoral lease mountains in central Otago.   More ▶︎

A Temple - Maitland Circuit: the perils and joys of tramping in company

or ... 'He took me tramping and I cried' Taking others tramping is for me, always an exercise fraught with doubt. When I tramp alone I do try to head somewhere interesting or new, but once I get there I don’t ...   More ▶︎

Kowai/Castle Hill Peak/Porters Pass Circuit

Circuit of the above. Can be done as a day trip or in our case, 2 days broken by a camp in the NW tributary of the Kowai River.   More ▶︎
Part Three Reading Antimodernism while tramping to Koropuku Hut/Big Tops Hut….

Part Three Reading Antimodernism while tramping to Koropuku Hut/Big Tops Hut….

An examination into the National psyche, the ENVIRONMENT, that like the Grass in Lloyd Jones' Novel Mr Pip, has "Far too much to say"....   More ▶︎
Part Two Reading Antimodernism while tramping to Koropuku Hut/Big Tops Hut….

Part Two Reading Antimodernism while tramping to Koropuku Hut/Big Tops Hut….

An examination into the National psyche, the ENVIRONMENT, that like the Grass in Lloyd Jones' Novel Mr Pip, has "Far too much to say"....   More ▶︎
Part One Reading Antimodernism while tramping to Koropuku Hut/Big Tops Hut….

Part One Reading Antimodernism while tramping to Koropuku Hut/Big Tops Hut….

An examination into the National psyche, the ENVIRONMENT, that like the Grass in Lloyd Jones' Novel Mr Pip, has "Far too much to say"....   More ▶︎

Reading Antimodernism while tramping to Koropuku Hut/Big Tops Hut….

An examination in the National psyche, the ENVIRONMENT, that like the Grass in Lloyd Jones' Novel Mr Pip, has "Far to much to say"....   More ▶︎
North Ashburton River

North Ashburton River

From Double Hill Road in the Rakaia R,an easement takes you from Redcliffe Stream through to the end of another DOC easement at Glenrock,also on Double Hill Road.   More ▶︎

Mt Dalgety

Easily ascended peak giving good views of Mt Cook etc. on a clear day!   More ▶︎
Cow Stream Hot Pool

Cow Stream Hot Pool

A spacious, pleasant hot pool that can even be accessed by 4WD in the new St James Conservation Area.   More ▶︎
A Mid Waiohine Circuit: 'easier day tommorrow ...'

A Mid Waiohine Circuit: 'easier day tommorrow ...'

Memories on a winter circuit to visit Mid Waiohine from the Mangaterere roadend.   More ▶︎

Rocky Mount

1885 m outcrop on the Garvie Mountains.   More ▶︎

Ikawetea Forks Hut to Sentry Box Roadend: Musings on hypothermia.

A trip up Apias Creek in less than ideal conditions. Day two of a weekend trip to Ruahine Corner and Ikawetea Forks.   More ▶︎
East Hawdon Bivouac

East Hawdon Bivouac

Winter Tramp   More ▶︎

Foreign Correspondent Report from Dartmoor - England

Dartmoor South to North A trip report of two nights on the Moor.   More ▶︎

Boulder Col from Washbourne Ck to Jagged Stream

Nine hour circuit with good view of Reishek Glacier.   More ▶︎

Someone Give That Man A Scout Badge!

Te Aroha Domain, Waitawheta, Katikati Trip Report   More ▶︎
Mt Earnslaw

Mt Earnslaw

This was a sweet day trip taken in Feb 2008, bluebird day.   More ▶︎
New Years on the glaciers -2003

New Years on the glaciers -2003

Part of a four day traverse of Fox and Franz Josef glaciers starting at Pioneer hut on Fox and making it to Centennial hut on Franz Josef via West Hoe Pass in the first day.   More ▶︎
Keretaki Hut Via Loveday road / Rapawapawai Stream

Keretaki Hut Via Loveday road / Rapawapawai Stream

Day Trip To Keretaki Hut   More ▶︎
View Hill, Kinnebrooks Hut, Fosters Hill, Black Hill, View Hill circuit

View Hill, Kinnebrooks Hut, Fosters Hill, Black Hill, View Hill circuit

2 day circuit from View Hill in Mt Oxford Forest Park, travelling down to the Waimak gorge and a well furnished cozy hut. There via a low spur and back via a spur with a total height gain of 1600m ...   More ▶︎
Circuit of Broad Stream, Harper Saddle, Lagoon Saddle, Mangos Creek, Broad Stream

Circuit of Broad Stream, Harper Saddle, Lagoon Saddle, Mangos Creek, Broad Stream

A 2 day circuit in Craigieburn Forest Park, crossing 2 low saddles above the bushline and travelling in easy, pleasant country.   More ▶︎
Motatapu Mountain Route adventure, Labour Weekend 2008

Motatapu Mountain Route adventure, Labour Weekend 2008

An early account of experiences on the new Motatapu Track.   More ▶︎
Grand Traverse of Mt Pfeifer

Grand Traverse of Mt Pfeifer

Traverse from Kaurapataka Saddle, over summit to Waharoa Saddle.   More ▶︎

Raukawa Lodge, Rimutakas.

An well graded and easy 2 hour hike into the Orongorongo Valley suitable for kids.   More ▶︎

Rangi-Taipo Traverse from Taipo Access 4WD track

10 hour untracked traverse though unpleasant nearly impenetrable vegetation culminating in glorious ascent to Rangi-Taipo and descent via overgrown but recently snipped and marked NZFS track in need of further TLC before it is lost.   More ▶︎
Pinnacles of Ice

Pinnacles of Ice

A trip over the Whanauia Range into the Oroua River and back! for more stories visit www.freewebs.com/hellmission/ ! The photos associated with this trip are on the website.   More ▶︎
Canyoning in the Ruahines

Canyoning in the Ruahines

A overnight winter trip that does not involve Tops travel. For more stories like this one please visit www.freewebs.com/hellmission/ ! The photos associated with this trip are on the website.   More ▶︎

Lewis Tops

A light hearted trip report up onto the Lewis Tops, Lewis Pass in winter.   More ▶︎

cow creek hut via blue ridge hut

H.V.T.C trip 13-14 june 09   More ▶︎
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