Month: March 2019

Fish Out of Water: Lake Waikaremoana, NZ

Lake Waikaremoana was a brutal introduction to the realities of the wilderness. Post-Tongiraro Crossing I confidently believed I had faced much of what Mother Nature had to offer. Sun stroke? Summit? Lahar? Easy. I entered my next tramp brimming with naïve confidence; the New…

Mastering Mount Doom: Tongariro Crossing, NZ

You’ll have a tale or two to tell when you get back… You will not be the same –Gandalf Location: Tongariro Crossing, Tongariro National Park, North Island, NZ Length: 7-8 hours plus 3-4 hours to summit Ngauruhoe KM: 19.4km (excluding Ngauruhoe) – Click here…