Abel Tasman Coast Track - GREAT WALK

Track Details Marahau to Archorage: 4hrs, 12.4km Archorage to Bark Bay: 4hrs, 12.1km Bark…

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

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

Area - Abel Tasman National Park

Rock formation, Anapai Bay, Abel Tasman  National Park
Abel Tasman National Park (established in 1942) is renowned for its golden beaches,…

Area - Kahurangi National Park

View down into the Leslie valley from the Tablelands
Parts of Kahurangi were occupied by Maori from the 14th Century and the coast was much…

Area - Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Molesworth Station
Conservation, farming and recreation go hand in hand at Molesworth, New Zealand's largest…

Area - Mt Richmond Forest Park

Early morning at Lake Chalise
The Richmond Range, an irregular mountainous ridge with several rocky ‘island’ peaks…

Area - Nelson Lakes National Park

View south from Mt Cedric
During the last Ice Age massive glaciers gouged out troughs in the mountainous headwaters…

Area - The Sounds

Half water and half land, the Sounds area is an intricate mosaic of bays, peninsulas and…

Booths Cottage, Glenhope Scenic Reserve - Sept 2017

Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club to Howards Valley in the Glenhope Scenic Reserve.…

Dew Lakes, Maungatapu - Richmond Forest Park, Nov 2017

Out with the Waimea Tramping Club climbing up from the Maitai dam past a near dry Rush…

Douglas Range

Green saddle looking north to Boulder Lake
Track Details Roadend to Boulder Lake hut: 7-8hrs Boulder Lake hut to Adelaide Tarn Hut:…

Douglas to Arthur Range Traverse Route Plan

Reflections from Mt Douglas the following morning
Location: Douglas and Arthur ranges, Kahurangi NP Number of Days: Eight Grade: Med/Fit…

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

View north from Green Saddle
Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 1 to 3 From Bainham we hiked towards Boulder Lake for 2.5hrs…

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

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

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

Feb 2011 Kahurangi - Days 7-8 After sitting out a day of poor weather in Balloon hut we…

Dunn Mountain, Rocks & Browning Huts, Richmond Forest Park - Dec 2017

Had a great overnight tramp starting at the Maitai dam and climbing over Little Twin and…

Heaphy Track - GREAT WALK

The Heaphy River - Credits: csm2mk.wordpress.com
Track Details Brown Hut to Perry Saddle Hut: 5hrs, 17.5km Perry Saddle Hut to Gouland…

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

Sept 2001 Nelson's Lake Solo: St Arnaud to Cupola hut, Upper Travers hut, cross Travers…

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

Campsite below Travers Pass
April 2005 Nelson Lakes Took Thomas (15 yr old son) on his first south island tramp.…

Lake Stanely, Adelaide Tarn, Douglas & Lockett range Traverse

View of siddle to left of Waingaro Peak from Kakapo Peak
Track Details Roadend to Waingaro Forks Hut: 6hrs,16.5km Waingaro Forks Hut to Anatoki…

Leslie-Karamea Track

Up river from Trevor Carter
Track Details - South to North Rolling River to Kings Creek Hut: 3.5hrs, 11.4km Kings…

Lockett Range Traverse

View east from summit of Iron Hill over  Lake Sylvester and out to the Arthur Range with e Marlborough Sounds in far distance
Track Details Roadend to Sylvester Hut, 5km, 1.5-2hrs Sylvester Hut to Ruby Lake, 9km,…

Mt Arthur Tableland Circuit

View between Salisbury Lodge and Balloon hut
Track Details Flora Carpark to Arthur Hut: 1.25hrs, 3.6km Arthur Hut via Gordons Pryamid…

Mt Stevens, Wakamarama Range, Golden Bay - Oct 2017

Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club from Golden Bay's Aorere Valley to the summit of Mt…

Nydia Track, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017

Day Two of our weekend away with the Waimea Tramping Club basing ourselves at Geoffs…

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

Tramp with the Waimea Tramping club from St Arnaud to Parachute Rock on the St Arnaud…

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

Sunday Tramp with Karamea Tramping Club to St Arnaud where we did part of the Pinchgut…

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

An nice easy trip with the Waimea Tramping club in early May 2017 to Porter Rock via Moa…

Puponga Farm Park, Farewell Spit - Oct 2017

We arrived at Farewell Spit with gale force winds so our planned walk along the Puponga…

Pupu Hydro Walkway, Golden Bay - Oct 2017

We checked out the Pupu Hydro walkway up the Waikoropupu valley on the way back to…

Richmond Range - Alpine Route

Track Details Hackett Roadend to Starveall hut - 10.5km, 6hrs Starveall Hut via Slaty Hut…

Richmond Range - Red Hills Traverse

View south from Mt.Starveall to Old Man and Mt.Rintoul
Track Details Matai Dam to Rocks hut - 10.5km Rocks Hut to Hackett hut via Browning hut -…

Saddle Hill, Richmond Forest Park - Nov 2017

Did a reccee up to Saddle Hill to check out the condition of the tracks and see what the…

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

An eleven day Xmas/New Years tramp in the Richmond Range incorporating part of the Alpine…

Sylvester & Fenella Huts, Lockett Range traverse - Oct 2017

A fine Saturday forecast had us arriving at the Cobb reservoir carpark late friday…

Thousand Acre Plateau, Matiri Range - Jan 2018

First trip out with the Nelson Tramping club, a three and a half day trip up onto the…

Travers-Sabine Circuit

Camping on the Travers Saddle
Track Details St Arnaud to Lakehead Hut: 3 hr, 9.1km Lakehead Hut to John Tait Hut: 5hrs,…

Travers-Sabine-Blue Lake- D'Urville-Angelus Circuit

Blue Lake from Moss Pass
Track Details St Arnaud to Lakehead Hut: 3 hr, 9.1km Lakehead Hut to John Tait Hut: 5hrs,…

Wakaretu Bay Ridgeline, Marlborough Sounds Sept 2017

Weekend away with the Waimea Tramping Club basing ourselves at Geoffs place at Wakaretu…

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

Heavy rain two days prior had the Wangapeka river peak at 10 times its average for that…

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

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

Wooded Peak, Mt Richmond Forest Park - May 2017

A good blowout with the Waimea Tramping club as we climbed 1000m+ to Wooded Peak, down…