Tuesday 5th January 2021 – Explore Fanthams Peak on Mount Taranaki, Egmont National park. Walk starts off from Dawsons Falls Visitor Centre carpark with a gentle climb and begins to ascend steeply for the 2nd half of the climb up. There is about 200m elevation gain in scree near the top of the climb, so […]Read more "Fanthams Peak Egmont National Park Taranaki"
Monday 16th November 2020 – Longer Day Trip to explore the Earnslaw Burn Track The entrance to Lovers Leap Road looks like a private farm driveway. Strongly recommend that you use GPS to find this road. The track entrance is also not particularly clear. It’s starts at a corner of Lovers Leap Road […]Read more "Earnslaw Burn Track Explore Glenorchy"
Saturday 17th October 2020 – Photos from a Roadtrip to explore South and Mid Canterbury… See also Hooker Valley and Tasman Lake Photos and Little Mount Peel Forest area. Update 9th November 2020 – Ended up putting an offer on a place in Rolleston while I was down there. Going back down there […]Read more "South to Mid Canterbury Area Road Trip"
Wednesday 21st October 2020 – Easier hikes to explore both the Tasman Lakes and do a leisurely walk down Hooker Valley.Read more "Hooker Valley + Tasman Lake Aoraki Mt Cook"
Thursday 22nd October 2020 – Little Mount Peel summit and explore around Peel Forest in the Mid Canterbury Region near GeraldineRead more "Little Mount Peel + Peel Forest Explore"
Sunday 4th October 2020 – Abbey Cave explore as part of a trip up north to visit areas I have yet to explore (though did have to cut the trip short). With a good head torch you can explore these caves quite deeply. Organ cave goes on for quite a bit. Note: Enter the Caves […]Read more "Abbey Caves, Whangarei, Northland"
Friday 4th September 2020 – Trip to climb again to Te Aroha, this time including more of an explore around the back, looping back via tracks around Tui Mine. Day was Sunny throughout. Te Aroha was previously climbed back in November 2015 (returning the same way) Topo Map…Read more "Return to Te Aroha"
Friday 7th August 2020 – With work on my back to get my leave balances down… Trip to explore Daly’s Clearing on my day off. Starting from Franklin Road car park, Looped clockwise. Except for a school group returning back, no one else was seen on the track. Weather was Sunny through out most of […]Read more "Daly’s Clearing Hut Loop Explore"
2nd August 2020 – Spur of the moment trip to explore of Riverhead Forest. A pretty leisurely stroll starting from the southern end of Riverhead (southern end of Barlow Road), meandering upto the trig along blake road before looping back in an Clockwise direction via Deacon and Link Roads. Topomap…Read more "Riverhead Forest Explore"
31st July 2020 – Quick visit to Bridal Veil Falls near RaglanRead more "Bridal Veil falls Waikato"