Nydia Track, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017

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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

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Weekend away with the Waimea Tramping Club basing ourselves at Geoffs place at Wakaretu Bay 17km from Havelock in the…

Pinchgut & Paddys Track, Nelson Lakes NP Aug 2017

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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 Aug 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Spent three days with a group of volunteers working on the Kaimai Ridgeway clearing more of the badly overgrown Kaimai…

Gentle Annie & Atiwhatatu tracks - Tararuas - Jan 2016

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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

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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

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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 2014

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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

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Trip images of our four day ATC tramp from Poronui Station in the Kaimanawas to the Kawekas.

Cape Reinga Walkway 2013

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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 2013

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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 2012

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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

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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

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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

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A three day tramp in a damp Whirinaki over the Easter break. Started from River road into Mangamate hut, Central…

Douglas to Arthur Range 2011 Traverse Days 1-3

View north from Green Saddle
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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 2011 Traverse Days 4-6

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

Douglas to Arthur Range 2011 Traverse Days 7-8

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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

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Jan 2011 Anniversary Wkd - Kaimanawas Starting at Taharua roadend hiked thru Poronui Station to Oamuru hut 12 hours…

Mt Taranaki Jan 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Kaweka-Kaimanawa Traverse 2010

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Feb 2010 - Auckland Tramping Club - Classic Kaweka to Kaimanawa crossing from East to West taking southern route via…

Kaimanawas Oct 2009

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Labour Weekend 2009 ATC Kaimanawa road via Urchin to Waipakihi river, up to Motutere and north to Thunderbolt, SW to…

Ruahines May 2009

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May 2008 ATC Ruahines Hertitage Lodge over Tunupo down to Irongate Hut and out. High Res Route Map

Coromandel Feb 2009

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

Ruahines Easter 2008

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Easter 2008 ATC Ruahines Mangakukeke road to Purity Hut, Wooden Peg, down to Kelly Night hut, Pourangaki river to…

Kaimanawas March 2008

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

Cape Brett Jan 2008

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Jab 2008 Cape Brett Can recommend it for the views around the Bay of Islands and interesting accomodation at the old…

Kaimanawas July 2007

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July 2007 Kaimanawas Private Trip Kaimanawa roadend up to Umakarikari and return. Test out new fit in cold conditions.

Great Barrier Island Easter 2007

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

Ruapehu-Tongariro Feb 2007

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

Kaimanawas Feb 2007

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

Bridge to Nowhere Jan 2007

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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

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Jan 2007 Aorangi National Park Private Trip Visited Cape Palliser lighthouse and the Putangiura Pinnacles

Wangapeka, Karamea, Leslie & Tablelands Aug 2006

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Started at Rolling River walking up the Wangapeka and over the Wangapeka saddle and following the Karamea to Karamea…

Kawekas June 2006

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

Whakahoro April 2006

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April 2006 Whakahoro ATC Left from Whakahoro and walked up a benched track to camp at Coutts place. Return by same…

Ruahines April 2006

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

Te Ureweras April 2006

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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

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

Ruahines Jan 2006

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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

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Aug 2005 Ruapehu Private Trip From Knoll Ridge cafe climbed up to Dome shelter and crater lake and return.

North Egmont July 2005

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July 2005 Taranaki Private Trip Overnight Gourmet tramp into Holly hut from North Egmont and return.

Nelson Lakes April 2005

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

Rangipo March 2005

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

Mangaehuehu Oct 2004

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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

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

Copeland Valley Aug 2004

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Aug 2004 West Coast Private Trip Walked up the Copeland valley staying at Welcome Flats hut and enjoying an insect free…

Puakai Range July 2004

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July 2004 Puakai Range Private TrIp From North Egmont via Holly Hut over the Puakai Range to overnight at Puakai hut…

Whakapapaiti June 2004

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June 2004 Whakapapaiti Private Trip - Gourmet tramp. From the Chateau took the lower track to Whakapapaiti hut to…

Puketi Forest River Bash Feb 2004

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

Round Ruapehu Jan 2004

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

Mt Ruapehu Circuit Nov 2003

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Nov 2003 Round Ruapehu Private Trip Chateau to Mangaturuturu hut, Rangipo hut and back to Chateau.

Aspiring NP Jan 2003

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

Arthurs Pass - Five Passes Feb 2002

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Five day private trip from Klondyke corner to Carrington hut, over Browning, Whitehorn, Browning and Popes pass to…

Nelson Lakes Solo Sept 2001

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

ACTC Nelson Lakes Jan 2001

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

Milford Track 1990

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