Te Araroa Trail Day 64. Nichols hut 1599.8kms – Waitewaewae hut 1607.8kms

Te Araroa Trail Nichols hut to Mount Crawford

Te Araroa Trail Nichols hut to Waitewaiwai hut My night in the tent outside Nichols hut in the beautiful Tararua rangess started off freezing, then I had to unpeel all the layers during the night.…

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Te Araroa Trail Day 36. Kaniwhaniwha stream 837.5kms – Pirongia summit 848.4kms

Te Araroa Trail Pirongia

Te Araroa Trail Pirongia The easy walking and slackpacking of the past few days had turned me into a bit of a sissy, but after an hour on Pirongia mountain with a fully loaded 16kg…

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