Latest Trips

Mt Stokes Track, Marlborough Sounds

My affliction is this: put a map before my eyes and I am lost. Not lost in the sense that I cannot find my way, but lost in my…

Distance
6km return
Time
5hr return
Grade
Easy/Moderate

Canyon Creek Route, Ahuriri Conservation Park

From the road end, the track heads through grassland down the Ahuriri Valley with the peaks of the Barrier and Huxley ranges on either side and the braided Ahuriri…

Distance
5.87km
Time
7hr return
Grade
Moderate

Cattle Ridge Hut, Tararua Forest Park

I began the climb to Cattle Ridge Hut with the ominous words of one of my companions ringing in my ears: it’s the steepest* track in the Tararuas. While…

Distance
9.3km
Time
To Roaring Stag Hut, 4hr; To Cattle Ridge Hut, 2-2.5hr
Grade
Easy/Moderate