Gillespie Pass Circuit

Young Valley on the Gillespie circuit

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 Park…

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Te Araroa Trail Day 145 – Top Wairoa hut to Porters Creek hut

Hunters hut mount ellis

Te Araroa Trail - Top Wairoa to Porters Creek hut Christmas Day on Te Araroa trail 🙂🌲 We got up at 4 am as Flo wanted to call his family in Europe on their Christmas…

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Te Araroa Trail Day 130. Hurunui hut 3, 2147.6kms – Locke Stream hut 2162kms

Te Araroa Trail Day 130 - A rare bright moment looking back to Harper's Pass

Te Araroa Trail Hurunui Hut 3 to Locke Stream Hut I woke at around 6.45am this morning and Mike, Phil and I had a quiet breakfast while the hunters still slept. I didn't have a…

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Te Araroa Trail Day 129. Hope Kiwi Lodge 2120.5kms – Hurunui hut 3, 2147.6kms

Te Araroa Trail Day 129 - Hope Kiwi to Hurunui hut

Te Araroa Trail - Hope kiwi Lodge to Hurunui Hut 3 My hut buddies and I all rose around 6.30 am and had a leisurely breakfast. The weather has been the main topic of conversation…

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Te Araroa Trail Day 128. Boyle – Hope Kiwi Lodge 2120.5kms

Te Araroa Trail Day 128 - To Hope Kiwi Lodge

Te Araroa Trail Boyle to Hope Kiwi Lodge We got ourselves together at a leisurely pace this morning, enjoyed a nice brekkie at the house, then and went into Hanmer to enjoy a Rustic cafe…

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Te Araroa Trail Day 40. Te Kuiti 913.7kms – Mangaokewa Reserve Track – Pureora Forest Park, Ngaherenga campsite 971kms

Te Araroa Trail Mangaokewa river track

Te Araroa Trail Mangaokewa River Track Today started at 5am at Casara Mesa. I ate my breakfast then performed some minor surgery on a thorn wound which had become infected on my finger. I was…

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