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Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing Named a Dual World Heritage Site, The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a 19.4 km volcanic terrain day hike and is thee most popular hike in New Zealand with over 100,000 visitors each year. How to get to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing:...
Climbing Roy’s Peak for Sunrise

Climbing Roy’s Peak for Sunrise

Climbing Roy’s Peak for Sunrise Climbing Roy’s Peak for Sunrise would be my favorite day hike in New Zealand. At 1,578 meters tall, the panoramic views on a blue bird day are mind blowing and no photos will ever do the view justice. You need to experience...
20 hiking adventures in 2020 around New Zealand

20 hiking adventures in 2020 around New Zealand

20 Hiking Adventures in 2020 20 hiking adventures in 2020 seems extreme considering COVID-19 hit right? That’s on average twice a month we spent exploring beautiful New Zealand. I thought I would share the list (and photos) with you in the hope to inspire you to...
The Pouakai Tarn Walk

The Pouakai Tarn Walk

The Pouakai Tarn Walk How to get to The Pouakai Tarn Walk: From New Plymouth, take State Highway 3 (signs for Inglewood/Wanganui) then turn right onto Mangorei Road (signs for Pukeiti Gardens/Gold Club Westown). 400 meters before the end of the road will be a carpark....
Climbing Mount Taranaki for sunrise

Climbing Mount Taranaki for sunrise

Climbing Mount Taranaki for sunrise Climbing Mount Taranaki for sunrise was scary and exhilarating! Standing 2,518 meters above sea level, it is the hardest climb to date. A massive 80 people have died in climbing accidents on Mount Taranaki since 1890. However,...
Mount Pirongia Summit via the Tirohanga Track

Mount Pirongia Summit via the Tirohanga Track

Mount Pirongia Summit via the Tirohanga Track Mount Pirongia is an extinct volcano peaking at 959 metres above sea level. It is the highest peak in the Waikato Region and it is a bloody tough climb! You have been warned… this is not a straight climb up to the...

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