Woke to a glorious morning, about 2 hours of down hill before we stopped for breakfast on a rock by … Continue reading Last few days to Hanmer Springs
Another big day, today is considered the highlight of the trail… Well they weren’t wrong. First 3 hours was sidling … Continue reading Waiau Pass (1900 mtrs)
Staying at the pub, was a great move, Bindi was happy and I had a place to get well again. … Continue reading Day of rest
Leaving Slaty Hut started with a massive climb, the sun was shining, not a breath of wind. A perfect day … Continue reading Slaty Hut to Rintoul Hut – 14km, 10hrs
Pelorus Bridge to Middy Hut 27km. Feeling pretty nervous about starting this next section. They say that the next 2 … Continue reading Richmond Ranges
Awesome sleep, woke up with a few aches n pains but nothing that won’t walk off. Hot cuppa coffee this … Continue reading Day 4 New Years Eve!
School House Bay to Punga Cove 22km. Would have to say a great day we found a pub at lunch, … Continue reading Day 2 and 3
Long day, left home at 6am. No bubbles in the Koru lounge in Hamilton, shame on them. Wellington came thru … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 1 Home to School house bay.
Day 7 was a travel day, travelled back to Waikanae and checked into a motel. Sorted out our supplies for … Continue reading Day 8 – start of Tararua’s
Early morning coffee at McDonald’s cafe then headed up to Colonial Knob lookout, gentle climb up through farm land Up … Continue reading Day 6 Porirua to Wellington – 26km