Only 30 minutes drive out from Hamilton, this is one track I surprisingly loved! A short but reasonable fitness, and a bit of a challenge, tramp. Tirohanga Track - Intermediate (bottom section) turning into advanced (top section). Time taken, 1hr one way. Return the same way you came. Ruapane Track - Advanced. Time taken, 1.5hrs... Continue Reading →


In Te Awamutu, this tramp will take approx 2hrs. Fitness difficulty: intermediate due to the long but steady ascend. Tramping track - intermediate with some steps and walkways, other parts are all 'natural' trail. Listed as advanced by DOC I was expecting this tramp to be a bit more difficult but if I had to... Continue Reading →

The most northern section spanning 11.5km one way. After another restless and broken sleep of a night, I finally drag myself out of bed to find that the car is still in the driveway. Now that I live in car share world finding a free car for the entire day is, rare! So what is... Continue Reading →

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