New Zealand


Family walk to Mt Sugarloaf

This was our fourth tramp for kids and the last day trip for kids in 2023. This wee adventure attracted 13 adults and 14 kids of very young age, typically between 2 and 6 years….


Avalanche Peak to Crow Hut

This classic tramp in Arthur’s Pass usually takes a couple of days to finish. Well, it’s actually not that far, so why not try to do it in a day? Three cars of CTC folks…


Cedar Flat Huts with our kiddo

Kupkin returned to New Zealand after spending a few months tramping and cycling around Europe. I couldn’t think of a better option for where to go than Cedar Flat Huts. It’s one of the most…




Mt White near Arthur’s Pass

Mt. White, standing at 1741 meters above sea level, is one of the higher mountains in the vicinity of Mt. White Station. You definitely need permission from the landowner to climb Mt. White. We drove…


Mt Fitzgerald on Banks Peninsula

Starting off from the Kaituna Valley Rd carpark, we swiftly began heading up along the Monument Track. I really enjoy this part of the Port Hills; it feels remote, the ascent is gradual, and the…



Snowy trip to Mt Richardson

Just before the trip, I checked the weather. It was all good, with not a single drop of rain forecasted. We started at Glen Tui Bush Road carpark, from where we followed a classic route…