The Gillespie Pass Circuit

Young Valley on the Gillespie circuit

The Gillespie Pass Circuit If you're looking for a fantastic multi-day tramp with beautiful dense forest, mountains galore, wide valleys, rivers and a beautiful lake, then the 58Km Gillespie Pass Circuit in Mount Aspiring National…

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Te Araroa Trail Day 112. Merriview hut 2904.1kms – Martin’s hut 2932.8kms

Te Araroa Trail Day 112 - Martin's hut

Te Araroa Trail - Longwood Forest Laura and I got up at around 6am. It was raining again and I enjoyed some hot oats for breakfast. I needed to be warmed up for today's trail.…

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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 63. Te Matawai hut 1587.6 kms – Nichols hut 1599.8kms

Te Araroa Trail Day 63 - Te Matawai to Nichols hut

Te Araroa Trail Tararua Ranges Te Matawai to Dracophyllum hut Most people in Te Matawai hut woke at around 5am and I got on trail by 6am. Today started with a huge climb, up to…

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