No. 1 Line Track, Ruahine Range, NZ | A short hike that packs a punch

With three whole days off work looming in front of me, it felt like the grown-up version of Christmas was here. I decided to make the most of my three precious days and head up to my favourite place. The Ruahine Range. No. 1 Line Track was awaitin’. Quick Stats Difficulty The track is well defined … Read moreNo. 1 Line Track, Ruahine Range, NZ | A short hike that packs a punch

The Ultimate Guide to your first Overnight Hike

Doing your first overnight or multi-day hike can be a bit daunting to start off with. What on earth do you pack? How are you going to carry all The Things? What if you get lost? What research do you need to do first? I have done multi-day and overnight hikes before but always with someone. … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to your first Overnight Hike

Iron Gate Hut | Overnight Hiking in the Ruahine Range, NZ

I looked towards the Ruahines as I sat outside on the deck with a steaming morning cup of tea clutched in between my cold hands I felt anticipation warming my body. This was it. The day of my first solo overnighter to Iron Gate Hut. My hiking bag had been packed since the day before. If … Read moreIron Gate Hut | Overnight Hiking in the Ruahine Range, NZ

Karrimor Boots | An honest hiking boot gear review

Gear reviews are a new thing that will be added to tips + tricks Saturdays with the aim of helping YOU choose the best gear for your hike/camp/travel adventure. These reviews will be honest, unbiased and real. I won’t be sharing pretty pictures of unused gear. They will be tried and true gear that I … Read moreKarrimor Boots | An honest hiking boot gear review