madpom

Pommy possumer @ no.fixed.abode

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Not The Routeburn

Not The Routeburn

A six-passes trip through the Humboldt Mountains from Glenorchy to the Milford Road. Six untracked rocky passes. Seven little-visited catchments. The dying remnants of glaciation in the range.   More ▶︎

NZ Coast to Coast walks

A list of documented coast to coast walks in NZ   More ▶︎
Coast to Coast: Christchurch to Hokitika

Coast to Coast: Christchurch to Hokitika

An tale of a crossing of the South Island from Waikuku Beach north of Christchurch to Hokitika.   More ▶︎
Coast to Coast: Kaikoura to Karamea - part 2

Coast to Coast: Kaikoura to Karamea - part 2

Part two of a coast-to-coast journey across the north of the South Island.   More ▶︎
Coast to Coast: Kaikoura to Karamea - part 1

Coast to Coast: Kaikoura to Karamea - part 1

Part one of a coast to coast across the top of the South Island. 14 days of track and route walking, all on public land or approved tracks. The route crosses a huge variety of country, including the Seaward Kaikouras, ...   More ▶︎
A Raukumara Crossing

A Raukumara Crossing

The first leg of a trip from East Cape to West Cape via the main divide.   More ▶︎

Crossing the Clyde and Havelock - brushes with the Canterbury Death

High rivers ... lessons learnt. Day 11 of the Otira to Mt Cook leg of my Southern Traverse   More ▶︎
An eastern Kaweka circuit: never trust the weatherman

An eastern Kaweka circuit: never trust the weatherman

or 'it cost me the same as a trip to Fiji, but it was much more fun'. A good weather variant on a bad-weather 2-4 day circuit of the Eastern Kawekas.   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 ▶︎
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 ▶︎

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 ▶︎

Mad Pom's latest Adventure - Part 5

A trip to the head of the Landsborough - and all that ensues. Part 5 - Heroes and Angels.   More ▶︎
madpom
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