day hikes

Shorts Track/Knights Track

Shorts Track/Knights Track sits high up the Ruahine Range. A beautiful full day hike that will take you up and along the Ngamoko Range. This challenging hike offers some of the best views of the Ruahine Range extending beyond the Manawatu and Hawkes Bay. Quick Stats Time: To complete the entire shorts track/knights track loop […] Read more…

Deadman’s Track via Rangiwahia Hut Track

Oh, boy, was I excited for this hike! Since starting my 52 hike challenge it has never been more than a week between hikes, I know, I only started it at the beginning May, but it’s been a habit I have fully embraced and become addicted to. This time it was 9 whole days between […] Read more…

Toe Toe Loop to Platinum Mines

Swelling, dark clouds loomed above Palmerston North, threatening to spill over. And I had discovered only a day or two earlier that my waterproof jacket is no longer waterproof with a big tear down the back from my trek up Atene Skyline Track. This was not a good sign. But I had decided to do […] Read more…

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