New Zealand Hiking: A Sunday Stroll Through Sledge Track

A sunday stroll through sledge track

A Sunday stroll in the bush was just what the Dr ordered after a manic week of late nights and learning the ropes in my new position at work. Pa and I decided to tackle Sledge Track, just outside of Palmerston North as it is relatively close to home.   Of all the paths you take … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: A Sunday Stroll Through Sledge Track

New Zealand Hiking: A wee jaunt along Deerford Track

a wee jaunt along deerford track

After hiking the Rangiwahia Hut Track, Pa and I decided to attack Deerford Track a few weeks later with his ole mate Bill. Deerford Track is another track on the Ruahine Range in the Manawatu Region of the North Island, though not quite as long or as steep. It was nice going with someone slightly … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: A wee jaunt along Deerford Track

New Zealand Hiking: Breathtaking Views at Rangiwahia Hut

Breathtaking views at Rangiwahia hut

A few weeks after I arrived safely back in New Zealand after 18 months away, my Pa and I decided to go for a hike up to Rangiwahia Hut in the Ruahine Range. It was the perfect way to reconnect again. Hiking, or tramping as we call it here in New Zealand, is something that … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: Breathtaking Views at Rangiwahia Hut