Follow the footsteps to beat the crowds

Wild Trips

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

One man's land

Wild People

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Easy going up the Waimak

Wild Trips

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

The sound of music

Conservation

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Staying healthy on the trail

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Grab a good night’s sleep

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Navigating a scree slope

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Staying hydrated in the hills

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Avoiding chafing

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Happy feet

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Avoid tramping meal fatigue

Skills, Wild Cuisine

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Clothing for all conditions

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Hiking in the rain

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Looking after your electronics

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Fire-lighting

Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

Storm-proofing your tent

Camping, Skills

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…

The freedom of the hills

Wild Comment

A tramper’s good intentions may spoil a remote experience for others, writes Tania Seward So close to Wellington, with a storied history encompassing triumph and tragedy, the Tararua Ranges…