Wondering whether your children are ready for their first multi-day hike? Are you worried it won’t be a success? Tackling those first multi-day hikes with children can be a bit daunting, but it can be done. My children, Amelia (10) and Joe (12), and I went for an overnight hike for my birthday during the … Read moreMulti-Day Hikes With Children | Yes, it can be done!
Ma and I decided to go for a hike together as we both had the same day off. We originally planned to hike Yeoman’s Track and even got as far as starting it. Until we got down to the river that we needed to cross and couldn’t find the dinging danging (the exact words we … Read moreTriplex Hut | Ruahine Range, New Zealand
Nothing is better than taking pictures of nature. Sometimes it can be hard to take what you see in front of you and get it looking just how you want it in a picture. How do you capture the light warming the leaves? What are the best conditions to take photos of nature in? It … Read moreNature Photography Tips | How to Nail Nature Photography
Mama Bear recently went for her first solo hike (at nearly… I’m not sure if I’m allowed to say her age?) to Rangiwahia Hut (more commonly known as Rangi Hut). She wanted to write about her experience so check out her adventure below. Remember, you can contribute to that Kiwi Hiker as well. It’s easy … Read moreRangi Hut | A Guest Post by Mama Bear
If you type ‘Hiking Advice’ into Google, chances are you are going to see the same tips on most of the search results. Over the years I have come across that same advice over and over. Advice such as layer your clothing, pack a first aid kit and carry a personal locator beacon are rampant … Read more27 Uncommon Hiking Hacks you will wish you had always known
I accidentally set my alarm for the wrong day. Tunupo was originally on the agenda for the day but missed the opportunity with my wee sleep in. A change of plans was in order. Luckily I had a backup plan for such an occasion (I knew it’d happen eventually). A Frame Hut, while a bit … Read moreA Frame Hut | Ruahine Range, New Zealand