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Track. 2 – 3 days. Medium. Loop track. Created 15 March 201715 March.
Get together with mates, work colleagues or family for a weekend escape to walk, eat and be merry! The food provided is locally inspired, sourced and produced and certainly won’t leave you hungry. All delicious home cooked meals, including morning and ... More ▶︎
Track. 8 days. Easy. Loop track. Created 28 August 201528 August 2015.
A long circuit of the city of Christchurch exploring the hill and river landscapes at the edge of the city. More ▶︎
Track. 7 – 8 days. Easy/medium. Return by the same track. Updated 27 December 201427 December 2014.
Keeper of the long history and the most beautiful place on the Earth is a holy Mount Ararat. Situated on the territory of Turkey not far from the border of Iran (16 km) and the border of Armenia (32 km). ... More ▶︎
Track. 1 – 13 days. Medium/hard. Return by the same track. Updated 11 October 201411 October 2014.
This is a trademark trek that brings you closest to the master of all peaks…Mt. Everest… More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 10 days. Easy/medium. One way. Updated 25 April 201625 April 2016.
A Kaimanawa-Kaweka traverse from Rangataiki to the Gentle Annie (Napier-Taihape) summit. 5-10 days of good track-tramping through the beech & manuka forest, vividly coloured sub-alpine ridges and barren rocky tops of the Kaimanawa and Kaweka Range. This route formed one leg of ... More ▶︎
Track. 6 – 10 days. Medium. One way. Updated 9 June 20149 June 2014.
Majestic podocarp forest - straight-turnked trees, reaching for the sky, bearded in epiphytes, the forest floor below covered in a lush understory of green fern. The constant melody of birdsong. Wide, platformed, historic pack tracks, so well maintained that many ... More ▶︎
Track. 150 – 300 days. Hard. One way. Updated 5 September 20145 September 2014.
A guide to one possible route from East Cape to West Cape, the length of NZ's main divide. (work in progress) More ▶︎
Track. 4 – 7 days. Medium. One way. Updated 7 June 20147 June 2014.
Continuing my traverse of the North Island's Main Range, this trip crosses the Waioeka Conservation and (former) Urewera National Park, shadowing the main divide between SH2 and SH38. This trip takes in my favourite North Island valley walk - traversing most ... More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 12 days. Hard. One way. Updated 28 May 201428 May 2014.
An east-west traverse of either the Raukumara range, or the entire East Cape. A minimum of 5-8 days in it's shortest version (of which two are half days), but 9+ days for a complete traverse. The main highlight of the trip ... More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 6 days. Medium. One way. Updated 15 April 201415 April 2014.
A long trail through remote, desolate high country between the Clarence River and Molesworth Recreation Reserve. More ▶︎
Track. 7 – 14 days. Medium/hard. One way. Updated 8 January 20148 January 2014.
A 7-14 day walk along the spine of the Richmond Ranges. Alpine tops, crumbling ridgelines, untracked bush & scrub, boulders of abrasive ultramafic rock - not for the fainthearted, but the challenge is well rewarded. More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 9 days. Medium/hard. One way. Created 8 January 20148 January 2014.
A 5-9 day north-south route from St Arnaud to the Lewis Pass, via Travers Pass, Waiau Pass, Thompson Pass and Three Tarn Pass. takes in good sections of the Travers, Sabine, Matakitaki and Maruia valleys. More ▶︎
Track. 10 – 25 days. Medium/hard. One way. Updated 8 January 20148 January 2014.
A 10+ day trip down to backbone of the Ruahine Range from Wharite (Palmerston Sth) to the Napier Taihape (Gentle Annie) Rd. The details of the route are in the associated article (see 'More Information'). More ▶︎
Track. 4 – 5 days. Medium. One way. Updated 16 October 201416 October 2014.
A four or five day tramp from the Lyell Campsite(off SH6 in the Buller Gorge) to the Mokihinui road end (off SH67 near Seddonville). This trip uses the Mokihinui-Lyell-Backcountry-Trust (MLBT) cycle trail and at the time of writing (end of ... More ▶︎
Track. 3 days. Hard. Loop track. Created 14 November 201314 November 2013.
Southern approach to Mt Owen, steep terrain, epic rock formations on the tops - making for stunning views but slow horizontal travel. Fyfe River valley - pools, great bird life and plenty of whio to be seen More ▶︎
Track. 3 – 5 days. Medium/hard. Loop track with a road section. Updated 1 April 20171 April.
Loop track across 2 Westland saddles, taking in some remote huts More ▶︎
Track. 3 – 5 days. Medium. Loop track. Updated 25 May 201125 May 2011.
A 4-5 day loop from Otaki Forks following the main ridge of the Tararuas More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Medium. Return via same track. Updated 16 April 201116 April 2011.
Walk to Lake Suprise, Mountain Track More ▶︎
Track. 12 – 21 days. Hard. One way. Updated 16 May 201116 May 2011.
One possible route down the main divide from Otira on the Arthur's Pass road to Mt Cook Village. Otira Hotel to the Mountaineer's Bar - file this one under 'tramps starting and ending at a pub'. More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 6 days. Medium/hard. One way. Updated 18 January 201118 January 2011.
This 5 day walk goes from the Southern Kawekas up over Mt Meany and through the Harkness Valley to the South Western corner of Kaimanawas. Wouldn't have rated it so difficult if the bush bashing wasn't so hefty on second ... More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 7 days. Easy/medium. Loop track. Updated 9 January 20119 January 2011.
5 day trip accessed by kayak up Lake Rotoroa. Easy bush travel up and down Sabine and D'Urville valleys respectively. Sub-alpine tramp over 2 passes to connect the two valleys with section of unmarked route. More ▶︎
Track. Easy/medium. Loop track. Updated 28 May 201128 May 2011.
Loop track just out the back of Woodville. 2 hours all up with a 350 metre climb/decent through farm, bush and 2 river crossings which can be done with dry feet. Excellent views over the district. Would rate as easy/medium More ▶︎
Track. 2 days. Easy/medium. One way. Created 18 January 201018 January 2010.
The 2 day Waipapa River Trach in Puketi Forest about 20 kms west of Kerikeri in the north of the North Island. The track takes you along the Waipapa river trough a very rich bush with lots of old big kauri ... More ▶︎
Track. 3 days. Medium. Return via same track. Updated 18 December 200918 December 2009.
A 3 day tramp from Kerin Forks hut to the Wonderland Valley. Following the Wilkin River upstream. We took a jet boat to Kerin forks hut the tramped to the Jumboland flats where we fly camped. We then crossed the ... More ▶︎
Track. 3 – 4 days. Medium. One way. Updated 27 December 200927 December 2009.
Crossing the Makarora river on foot to the Young valley. Ascending to Young Hut in the first day. 2nd Day - Climbing over Gillespie Pass and camping at the junction of Gillespie Stream and Siberia river. An ascent to Lake ... More ▶︎
Track. 2 – 3 days. Medium. Loop track with a road section. Updated 16 April 201416 April 2014.
2 day circuit in luxurious west coast bush with short above the bushline tussock section. 2 huts, Griffin Hut is magical, complete with bath down by the river. This route guide covers the reverse of the direction described by Matthew. ... More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 7 days. Medium. Loop track. Updated 4 July 20144 July 2014.
Wet rocky streams, long hauls over bush ridges on overgrown tracks, not much in the way of open tops. It isn't everyone's cup of tea but there are lots of good huts and the wilderness of the "great untrodden" Urewera ... More ▶︎
Track. 1 day. Hard. One way. Updated 29 December 201129 December 2011.
Former forest service track that was left to overgrow and suffered further damage from snow loading in winter of 2008. Fortunately DoC recut it in March 2009. More ▶︎
Track. 3 days. Medium. Return via same track. Updated 28 May 201128 May 2011.
pleasant walk up the rees valley. the track gets a bit swampy at the start and then a few avalance debries near the shelter rock hut. the saddle is quite steep. times: muddy creek carpark-twenty five mile hut 2-2.5 hours twenty five ... More ▶︎