Tramping Images

Kirwans & Montgomerie Huts, Victoria Forest Park - Nov 2017

Nov 19, 2017 Hits: 35
Three days of fabulous weather on the coast have to be savoured and we made the most of it tramping the Kirwans Track…

Dew Lakes, Maungatapu - Nov 2017

Nov 05, 2017 Hits: 59
Out with the Waimea Tramping Club climbing up from the Maitai dam past a near dry Rush Pool to Dew Lakes, then over the…

Sylvester & Fenella Huts, Lockett Range traverse - Oct 2017

Oct 29, 2017 Hits: 200
A fine Saturday forecast had us arriving at the Cobb reservoir carpark late friday afternoon. A quick hike up to…

Pupu Hydro Walkway, Golden Bay - Oct 2017

Oct 23, 2017 Hits: 161
We checked out the Pupu Hydro walkway up the Waikoropupu valley on the way back to Nelson. Check out about more walks…

Mt Stevens, Wakamarama Range, Golden Bay - Oct 2017

Oct 22, 2017 Hits: 177
Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club from Golden Bay's Aorere Valley to the summit of Mt Stevens. Luckily the weather…

Puponga Farm Park, Farewell Spit - Oct 2017

Oct 21, 2017 Hits: 156
We arrived at Farewell Spit with gale force winds so our planned walk along the Puponga Hill Top track was revised and…

Parachute Rock, St Arnaud Range, Nelson Lakes NP - Sept 2017

Sep 30, 2017 Hits: 183
Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club from St Arnaud to Parachute Rock on the St Arnaud Range. We continued up onto the…

Booths Cottage, Glenhope Scenic Reserve - Sept 2017

Sep 25, 2017 Hits: 187
Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club to Howards Valley in the Glenhope Scenic Reserve. From the carpark we walked up the…

Nydia Track, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017

Sep 04, 2017 Hits: 261
Day Two of our weekend away with the Waimea Tramping Club basing ourselves at Geoffs place at Wakaretu Bay 17km from…

Wakaretu Bay Ridgeline, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017

Sep 03, 2017 Hits: 264
Weekend away with the Waimea Tramping Club basing ourselves at Geoffs place at Wakaretu Bay 17km from Havelock in the…

Pinchgut & Paddys Track, Travers Range, Nelson Lakes NP Aug 2017

Aug 27, 2017 Hits: 226
Sunday Tramp with Karamea Tramping Club to St Arnaud where we did part of the Pinchgut track and then returned via…

Wangapeka, Karamea, Leslie rivers & Tablelands - Kahurangi NP - Aug 2017

Aug 25, 2017 Hits: 307
Heavy rain two days prior had the Wangapeka river peak at 10 times its average for that time of the year and left…

Mt Haast, Victoria Forest Park - June 2017

Jun 05, 2017 Hits: 862
Spent the long weekend based in Reefton with the Waimea Tramping Club. We climbed Mt Haast in slowly deteriorating…

Duffys Creek, Victoria Forest Park - June 2017

Jun 05, 2017 Hits: 875
Spent the long weekend based in Reefton with the Waimea Tramping Club. Hiked up the Duffys Creek track and did a bit of…

Wooded Peak, Mt Richmond Forest Park - May 2017

May 22, 2017 Hits: 1092
A good blowout with the Waimea Tramping club as we climbed 1000m+ to Wooded Peak, down Wells ridge to Windy point and…

Porter Rock, Abel Tasman N.P. - May 2017

May 16, 2017 Hits: 887
An nice easy trip with the Waimea Tramping club in early May 2017 to Porter Rock via Moa Park and return to Cannon Rd…

The Plateau, Red Hills - April 2017

Apr 24, 2017 Hits: 825
This was our first trip with the Waimea Tramping club after moving down to Nelson. A nice easy intro to the southern…

Three days working on the Kaimai Ridgeway Project

Feb 15, 2016 Hits: 6640
Spent three days with a group of volunteers working on the Kaimai Ridgeway clearing more of the badly overgrown Kaimai…

Gentle Annie & Atiwhatatu tracks - Tararua Forest Park - Jan 2016

Jan 14, 2016 Hits: 5841
Day Trip from Holdsworth carpark up Gentle Annie Track to the Mountain Shelter and return via the Atiwhatatu track.…

Rangiwahia, Pourangaki, Triangle, Iron Gate & Howletts Huts - Central Ruahines Dec 2015

Dec 25, 2015 Hits: 16521
A 7 day trip dominated by the weather prevented us from completing our planned trip. First low visibility and rain on…

Parks Peak, Ruahine Corner, Colenso, Maropea Forks, Sunrise Huts circuit - Northern Ruahines 2015

May 04, 2015 Hits: 26256
This fabulous 84km circuit of some of the northern Ruahines tops has it all. Rolling tussock tops, steep crumbling…

Scott/Kay Creek, Fraser Creek, Rock burn, Routeburn Shelter Trip, Fiordland NP - 2014

Apr 26, 2014 Hits: 33578
A week long trip climbing up Scott creek from the Routeburn road and down Kay Creek to Upper Caples Hut. Then up Fraser…

Oamaru, Tussock, Harkness, Te Puke, Mangaturutu, Ballard Huts - ATC Kaweka-Kaimanawa Traverse 2013

May 07, 2013 Hits: 8436
Trip images of our four day ATC tramp from Poronui Station in the Kaimanawas to the Kawekas.

Cape Reinga Walkway 2013

Apr 01, 2013 Hits: 20826
Trip images of our three day south to north tramp of the Cape Reinga Walkway (Te Paki Coastal Track) over a fine Easter…

South Temple, Top, Hagens, Shamrock Huts, Ahuriri Valley circuit, Ruataniwha Conservation Park - 2013

Mar 08, 2013 Hits: 43924
A week of blue sky days provided us with ample opportunities to explore the Ahuriri river valley after crossing from…

Monument, Main Huxley Forks, South Huxley Biv, Brodrick, Creswick Flats Huts - Hopkins, Huxley, Landsborough rivers, Ruataniwha Conservation Park - 2012

Feb 28, 2012 Hits: 45105
We had planned to do a 108km, 9 day circuit starting at the Lake Ohau roadend and follow the Hopkins, Huxley, Ahuriri,…

Starveall, Old Man, Lake Chalice, Mid Goulter, Lower Goulter, Tarn, Mid And Upper Wairora Huts - Richmond Range Dec 2011

Jan 12, 2012 Hits: 13410
An eleven day Xmas/New Years tramp in the Richmond Range incorporating part of the Alpine Route with side trips to Lake…

Tussock, Boyd & Oamaru Huts - Kaimanawas 2011

Jun 12, 2011 Hits: 11811
We ignored the poor weather forecast and flew into Tussock hut as this was our last long weekend until October. A 15…

Mangamate & Central Whirinaki Huts - Whirinaki, April 2011

Apr 28, 2011 Hits: 29393
A three day tramp in a damp Whirinaki over the Easter break. Started from River road into Mangamate hut, Central…

Douglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 1-3

View north from Green Saddle
Mar 08, 2011 Hits: 13089
Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 1 to 3 From Bainham we hiked towards Boulder Lake for 2.5hrs before camping on the track. The…

Douglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 4-6

Looking north back to Kakapo peak
Mar 08, 2011 Hits: 7672
Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 4 to 6 From Adelaide Tarn we descended to the Anatoki river before ascending up around…

Douglas to Arthur Range, Kahurangi NP - 2011 Traverse Days 7-8

Mar 08, 2011 Hits: 9662
Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 7-8 After sitting out a day of poor weather in Balloon hut we escaped into the clouds…

Oamaru Hut, Waitewhoro saddle - Kaimanawas Jan 2011

Feb 01, 2011 Hits: 12504
Jan 2011 Anniversary Wkd - Kaimanawas Starting at Taharua roadend hiked thru Poronui Station to Oamuru hut 12 hours…

Holly & Kahui huts, Egmont NP - Jan 2011

Jan 03, 2011 Hits: 5379
Jan 2011 Taranaki: A three day January trip from North Egmont to Holly hut with day trip to Kahui hut to recee erosion…

Tokenui & Te Waiti Huts - Urutawa Forest, Oct 2010

Oct 28, 2010 Hits: 7469
Trip images from the ATC Labour Weekend trip to the Urutawa Forest south of Opotiki. Day One: Manganuku campsite…

Makatawa & Waingongoro Huts, Tahurangi Lodge - Mt Taranaki, July 2010

Aug 03, 2010 Hits: 14459
Trip images of July tramp from North Egmont to Waingongoro Hut on lower track and return via upper track.3D route…

Rangiwahia, Triangle, Rangiwahia huts - Ruahines, April 2010

Aug 03, 2010 Hits: 14483
Trip images of 3 day Auckland Tramping Club tramp in western Ruahine Ranges during Easter 2010. Day One: Renfrew road,…

Mad Dog Hill, Studholme Saddle, Kaiarahi, Castle Camp, Kiwi Saddle Hut, Kiwi Mouth, Back Ridge Hut - Kawekas Jan 2010

Apr 21, 2010 Hits: 12445
Trip images from our Jan 2010 Sothern Kaweka tramp. Makahu Saddle, south to Mad Dog hill, Studholme Saddle Hut,…

Kaweka-Kaimanawa Traverse - Ballard, Mangaturutu, Harkness, Boyd, Waipakihi huts - 2010

Mar 08, 2010 Hits: 37998
Feb 2010 - Auckland Tramping Club - Classic Kaweka to Kaimanawa crossing from East to West taking southern route via…

Waipakihi river, Motutere, Thunderbolt , Kaimanawa FP - Oct 2009

Oct 30, 2009 Hits: 10410
Labour Weekend 2009 ATC Kaimanawa road via Urchin to Waipakihi river, up to Motutere and north to Thunderbolt, SW to…

Heritage Lodge, Tunupo, Iron Gate hut, Ruahine FP - May 2009

May 30, 2009 Hits: 11694
May 2008 ATC Ruahines Heritage Lodge over Tunupo down to Irongate Hut and out. High Res Route Map

Welcome Jack, Mt Rowe, Starvation creek, Coromandel - Feb 2009

Feb 28, 2009 Hits: 3475
Feb 2009 Coromandel ATC From Rangihau Rd climb south past Welcome Jack and dropped down track to Mt Rowe into…

Purity, Wooden Peg, Kelly Knight, Pourangaki, Iron Peg, Mangaweka, Hikurangi & Kawhatau Base - Ruahines Easter 2008

Apr 30, 2008 Hits: 15708
Easter 2008 ATC Ruahines Mangakukeke road to Purity Hut, Wooden Peg, down to Kelly Night hut, Pourangaki river to…

Patutu, Karikaringa, Thunderbolt, Motutere & Waipakihi, Kaimanawas March 2008

Mar 25, 2008 Hits: 30362
Mar 2008 ATC Kaimanawas Desert Rd towards the Rangitikei river before north to Patutu, Karikaringa, Thunderbolt,…

Cape Brett Jan 2008

Jan 10, 2008 Hits: 13630
Jab 2008 Cape Brett Can recommend it for the views around the Bay of Islands and interesting accomodation at the old…

Umakarikari, Kaimanawas July 2007

Jul 20, 2007 Hits: 11294
July 2007 Kaimanawas Private Trip Kaimanawa roadend up to Umakarikari and return. Test out new fit in cold conditions.

Okiwi, Mt Hobson, Kaiarara Hut, Whangaparapara, Great Barrier Island Easter 2007

Apr 30, 2007 Hits: 4878
Easter 2007 Great Barrier Island ATC: Day One: Caught Jetraider over Thursday night. Day Two: Walked the coastal…

Ruapehu-Tongariro Feb 2007

Feb 20, 2007 Hits: 4623
Feb 2007 Ruapehu-Tongariro Day trip from Chateau to Tama Lakes and another to the Dome Shelter overlooking Ruapehu's…

Umakarikari, Waipakihi hut, Urchin , Kaimanawas - Feb 2007

Feb 20, 2007 Hits: 11860
Feb 2007 Kaimanawas Private Trip A three day hike from Kaimanawa roadend over Umakarikari to Waipakihi hut where a…

Bridge to Nowhere, Mangapurua Track, Whakahoro, Whanganui NP - Jan 2007

Jan 05, 2007 Hits: 3306
Jetboated from Whakahoro to Mangapurua Landing. Walked up the track up to Bridge to Nowhere and camped futher up valley…

Aorangi Forest Park Jan 2007

Jan 05, 2007 Hits: 15011
Jan 2007 Aorangi National Park Private Trip Visited Cape Palliser lighthouse and the Putangiura Pinnacles

Wangapeka, Karamea, Leslie rivers & Tablelands, Kahurangi NP - Aug 2006

Aug 09, 2006 Hits: 44798
Started at Rolling River walking up the Wangapeka and over the Wangapeka saddle and following the Karamea to Karamea…

Makahu Saddle, Kaweka J, Whetu, Venison Tops, Mangaturutu Hut, Te Puia Lodge, Kawekas - June 2006

Jun 25, 2006 Hits: 14845
June 2006 Kawekas ATC Makahu Saddle to Kaweka J, Whetu, Venison Tops, Mangaturutu Hut, down Makino River to Te Puia…

Whakahoro, Coutts Place, Whanganui NP - April 2006

Apr 30, 2006 Hits: 3024
April 2006 Whakahoro ATC Left from Whakahoro and walked up a benched track to camp at Coutts place. Return by same…

Longview & Howletts Hut, Taumatataua, Sawtooth ridge, Rangioteatua, Waipawa Saddle, Te Atuaoparapara, Sunrise Hut, Ruahine FP - April 2006

Apr 15, 2006 Hits: 29052
Anzac Wkd 2006 Ruahines ATC Traverse from South to North starting at Kashmir Rd end to Longview Hut, Howletts Hut,…

Whakataka, Te Waiotukapiti, Central Waiua, Parahaki, Te Totara huts, Upokoatihi & Whites Clearings - Te Urewera NP - April 2006

Apr 10, 2006 Hits: 9062
Easter 2006 Te Ureweras ATC Day One: From Taupeupe Saddle roadend south to Whakataka hut. Day Two: South to camp 1km…

Mayor Island Jan 2006

Jan 28, 2006 Hits: 5264
Jan 2006 Mayor Island Private Trip We caught a ride on the daily fishing boat trip out to the island which dropped us…

Rangiwahai & Iron Gates hurs - Ruahine FP - Jan 2006

Jan 02, 2006 Hits: 6077
Jan 2006 Ruahines Private Trip Rangiwahai Hut and return. Petersons Road river bashed up Oroua river to Iron Gate hut…

Ruapehu Crater Lake Aug 2005

Aug 20, 2005 Hits: 8398
Aug 2005 Ruapehu Private Trip From Knoll Ridge cafe climbed up to Dome shelter and crater lake and return.

Holly hut, Egmont NP - July 2005

Jul 20, 2005 Hits: 4260
July 2005 Taranaki Private Trip Overnight Gourmet tramp into Holly hut from North Egmont and return.

John Tait, Upper Travers, West Sabine, Blue Lake, Sabine, Angelus huts, Nelson Lakes NP -April 2005

Campsite below Travers Pass
Apr 30, 2005 Hits: 27454
April 2005 Nelson Lakes Took Thomas (15 yr old son) on his first south island tramp. Route: From St Arnaud up over…

Rangipo hut, Tongariro NP - March 2005

Mar 20, 2005 Hits: 12391
Mar 2005 Rangipo Private Trip Groumet Tramp. Four wheel drive up Tukino skifield rd to Round the Mountain track. Park…

Mangaehuehu hut, Tongariro NP - Oct 2004

Oct 14, 2004 Hits: 4450
Oct 2004 Mangaehuehu Private Trip Gourmet Tramp. From Tukino skifield road to Mangaehuehu hut. Return following day by…

Mt Pureora, Bog Inn Hut & Waihaha hut - Pureora Oct 2010

Oct 02, 2004 Hits: 6553
Oct 2004 Pureora Private Trip Visited the Buried Forest, Protest sites, Viewing Tower and then climbed to the top of Mt…

Welcome Flat, Douglas Rocks huts, Westland Tai Poutini NP - Aug 2004

Aug 25, 2004 Hits: 5843
Aug 2004 West Coast Copeland Valley trip Walked up the Copeland valley staying at Welcome Flats hut and enjoying an…

Holly & Pouakai huts, Egmont NP - July 2004

Jul 10, 2004 Hits: 6419
July 2004 Puakai Range Private TrIp From North Egmont via Holly Hut over the Puakai Range to overnight at Puakai hut…

Whakapapaiti hut, Tongariro NP - June 2004

Jun 10, 2004 Hits: 13062
June 2004 Whakapapaiti Private Trip - Gourmet tramp. From the Chateau took the lower track to Whakapapaiti hut to…

Puketi Forest River Bash Feb 2004

Apr 10, 2004 Hits: 6039
Feb 2004 Puketi Forest Private Trip: From Waiare Road down Upper Waipapa river track camping at Camp Creek campsite.…

Round the Mountain Track, Whakapapiti, Mangaturuturu, Mangaehuehu, Rangi huts, Tongariro NP - Jan 2004

Jan 05, 2004 Hits: 23187
Jan 2004 Round Ruapehu Private Trip: I was accompanied on this tramp by my then fourteen year son Thomas and his friend…

Round the Mountain track, Mangaturuturu & Rangipo huts - Tongariro NP -Nov 2003

Nov 10, 2003 Hits: 3890
Nov 2003 Round Ruapehu Private Trip Chateau to Mangaturuturu hut, Rangipo hut and back to Chateau.

Kerin Forks hut, Waterfall Face, Siberia , Gillespie Pass - Aspiring NP Jan 2003

Jan 30, 2003 Hits: 11528
Dec/Jan 2003 Mt Aspiring NP ACTC Jet boated from Makarora up the Wilkin to Kerin Forks Hut. Walked from there to Top…

Harper, Whithorn, Browning, Popes passes, Dry Creek/Hunts Ridge, Otira - Arthurs Pass NP - Five Passes Feb 2002

Feb 15, 2002 Hits: 5513
Five day private trip from Klondyke corner to Carrington hut, over Harper, Whitehorn, Browning and Popes pass to Julia…

John Tait, Cupola, Upper Travers, West Sabine, Blue Lake, George Leon, Sabine, Angelus, Bushline huts , Nelson Lakes NP - Sept 2001

Sep 01, 2001 Hits: 5847
Sept 2001 Nelson's Lake Solo: St Arnaud to Cupola hut, Upper Travers hut, cross Travers saddle into Sabine. Travel up…

Ada Pass, Bobs, East Matakitaki huts, Mole saddle, Sabine & Angelus huts, Nelson Lakes NP - Jan 2001

Jan 01, 2001 Hits: 4204
Jan 2001 Nelson Lakes ACTC (low res. images only) - St James walkway to Ada Pass hut. Crossed over river and travelled…

Milford Track 1990

Jan 01, 1990 Hits: 11090
Milford Track 1990 - Did this tramp with my brother John after it hadn't rained for 6 weeks which is a rare occurrence.…