As we were making breakfast in the Lyell Saddle Hut, we watched six kaka flying over the valley below us.
Continue reading Lyell Saddle to Ghost Lake
When it is finished (supposedly late 2015), the Old Ghost Road from Lyell to Seddonville will be one of New Zealand’s premier mountain bike rides. We decided to walk over it before it becomes infested with cyclists.
Continue reading Lyell Saddle – Old Ghost Rd
Tonight Felicity and I are staying in the Okaka Lodge, about 800m above the south coast of NZ, on the edge of Fiordland National Park. This isn’t your average tramping hut; we’ve shared a hot shower (which cost us $10) and purchased a bottle of wine to drink with our dinner. There are even 12v electric lights!
Continue reading Hump Ridge Track
We’ve spent a fantastic week tramping around the edge of the Cobb Valley. It was rather wetter than we hoped, but a good time was had by all.
Continue reading Sylvester – Cobb Tramp 2011