Sunday 6th June 2021 to Monday 7th June 2021 – Easier overnight hike to Leitchs Hut walking along Leitchs track return (9 km one way). Apart from a sprinkling of rain in the middle of the night, Not too much rain while walking to and from the hut in spite of the forecasts. Hut had […]Read more "Leitch’s Hut Track"
24th to 26th May 2019 – Trip with the Auckland Hiking Group Meetup to explore the Southern part of the Kaimai Ranges. Staying at Hoatu Kaimua Lodge for both nights. Day One Started from the end of Ngamuwahine Road Walked Ngamuwahine Track. Turned Left on to Leyland O’Brien Tramway Track At intersection of North South […]Read more "Southern Kaimai Exploration Weekend"
Friday 1st March 2019 to 3rd March 2019 – 25 of us attended a trip to Mayor Island with the Auckland Hiking Group Meetup to circumnavigate the island and explore a few little bays on the island. Camping over two nights on the Island. Special thanks to Russell Beeton for organizing and leading the trip […]Read more "Mayor Island / Tuhua Weekend"
1st December 2018 to 8th December 2018 – Back to Vanuatu to climb Ambrym’s various volcanic cones. Took a truck up to the old ash flow, then walked up and camped on the edge of Ash plain. Weather was best on the first night where we got to see the Lava lake in Niri-Mbwelesu in […]Read more "Ambrym Niri-Mbwelesu + Marum"
Wharawhara track, through Cashmores Clearing, Past Wahine Rock, then to Te Rereatukahia Hut for the night before returning back to carpark at Wharawhara Road. Cashmores Clearing is another one on the list proposed to be closed.Read more "Wharawhara Track + Te Rereatukahia"
7th to 10th December 2017 – Walking the Heaphy Track, Kahurangi National Park, near Nelson. 4 Day walking trip from Bainham through to Kohaihai. (If you are using a recently updated Google Chrome browser and are seeing random missing images, please read this article to Turn off “Experimental QUIC protocol”. This is an Experimental “Lab” […]Read more "Heaphy Track Kahurangi National Park"
21st to 23rd October 2017 – Uncompleted attempt to get around the northern circuit.Read more "Waihohonu Tongariro + Whakapapa"
30th July 2017 to 1st August 2017 – Part one of our week long Indonesia expedition: Trek to visit Dukono, an Actively erupting volcano situated in the Island of Halmahera in the Indonesian region of North Maluku. From Tobelo, drove through Roku and then turned up a side road. We set up camp in a […]Read more "Dukono Volcano Indonesia"