Hiking Etiquette | Don’t be a douche on the trail

So, we have covered backcountry hut etiquette in last weeks post. Let’s talk about hiking etiquette. Similarly, with hut etiquette, hiking etiquette is simply don’t be a douche. There are some common sense unspoken rules with hiking that you should know before you head out. Hiking Etiquette | Read the trailhead guidelines No matter what, … Read moreHiking Etiquette | Don’t be a douche on the trail

Backcountry Hut Etiquette | Hiking Tips

Happy first official day of summer (insert thumbs up and excited face here) y’all! Summer brings more people out of their houses and into huts, a great Kiwi pastime. Let’s celebrate by talking Backcountry Hut Etiquette. Nothing beats a summer evening nestled in the bush, miles from civilisation. With over 1000 Backcountry Huts in New … Read moreBackcountry Hut Etiquette | Hiking Tips

Spring Hiking Tips | Hiking through the seasons

Spring is in the air here in New Zealand, well, actually it’s inching towards summer but technically it’s still spring. In my humble opinion, spring is a great time to shake off those winter blues and get back outside again. It’s not too warm and the snow isn’t as plentiful (I still have flashbacks of … Read moreSpring Hiking Tips | Hiking through the seasons

How to choose the perfect hiking boots | Gear Guide

So you are looking at purchasing a brand new pair of hiking boots but you don’t know where to start? I’ve been there. There’s so much to choose from, from which type of boot, which materials to go for and everything in between. This guide to how to choose the perfect hiking boots will give … Read moreHow to choose the perfect hiking boots | Gear Guide

Multi-Day Hikes With Children | Yes, it can be done!

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!