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January snow in Fiordland! Tramping Gardner – Long Burn – Princess Burn – Princess Mountains

… It didn’t take long to realize that 1 kilogram of food per day was too much. So much for lightweight tramping! Matt and I staggered up Gardner Burn, after turning off the Dusky track a couple of hours up from Lake Hauroko. We had 22 days of food and planned to walk to West […]

Tramping the Telegraph – a trip to Puysegur Point

Puysegur Point at last! Thunder rolls, lightning strikes the ocean and waterfalls fly upward in the wind. Titi wheel out to sea as Tasman rollers pound the point. A dramatic arrival at one of New Zealand’s most remote spots. Matt and I carried on to the welcome shelter of the old landing shed at Otago […]