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Ben Nevis to Red Hill and Inwood’s Lookout via Motueka River

Thanks Alex for a great overnight trip from Inwood’s lookout to Ben Nevis. Awesome views over the Waimea Plains, Richmond Ranges and to Mt Tapue-o-Uenuku. Sore legs after the long descent!  

Tramping the Hollyford to Haast “Road” – Red Mountain, Gorge River, Spoon River

It is sad to see Westland Council supporting a 127km road from Haast to Hollyford. Matt and I walked the 1973 bulldozer trail from the Gorge River “airstrip” to the end of the “road” just south of Gorge River. 40 years of regrowth could not hide the bulldozer tracks. The thought that bulldozers could again […]