A Novice Tramper in New Zealand – how to get on the trail safely!

Tricky Creek Crossing New Zealand

Tweet For a complete beginner, going from a casual day hike to a well-planned multiday tramp, as they are called in New Zealand, can be a daunting task. In this article, we will help you make the jump with advice on the essential backpacking gear that you will need to acquire in order to be […]

Mungo Hut – New Zealand – a 5 day tramp

Tramp Route

There is a trip report on a this expedition along the Toaroha, Mungo, Hokitika and down the Whitcombe rivers, inland from Hokitika in New Zealand. The average age of this group was 67 and they do look like tough walkers! This walk is only for experienced and fit trampers. You need to take gear and food for 6 days. The author managed to keep his pack to 12.5kg and the others weren’t much more