Monthly Archives: December 2010

Epic Whanganui Tramp

A trip report from a five day 100km tramp through Whanganui National Park, starting at Whakahoro, down the Mangapurua track to the Bridge to Nowhere, jetboating to the the other side, and tramping the Matemateonga track out to Aotuhia , … Continue reading

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Christmas in the (Pureora Forest) Park

On Christmas Day we tramped from Bog Inn Hut up to the summit of Mt Pureroa.  At 1200m, the mountain is unusual for its relatively brief and gentle (if not maintained) trek to the top.  From the car park at … Continue reading

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The exciting adventure to Bog Inn Hut

Our Christmas tradition involves drinking a bottle of sparkling wine on Christmas Eve in a cellphone-remote NZ region, followed by climbing a mountain on Christmas Day. Mountains of the past include Hikurangi, and Karioi. This year it would be the … Continue reading

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