Tramping with Elliot



The pipeline with the little people

This was the first club trip for kids with an age limit. I’d like to believe that all kids should be welcome on our family-friendly trips, but I have to acknowledge the tremendous difference in…


Lake Daniell with 3 years old

Finally, all the ducks lined up, and my little family took on a challenge: walking to Lake Daniell / Kōhanga Atawhai – Manson Nicholls Hut. It was me, my partner Anna, our 3-year-old son Elliot,…


Nina Valley Campsite with kids

We had originally planned to go to Nina Hut, but, you know, when you walk with kids, you need to be flexible. We started at Palmer Lodge, and it soon became clear that this was…


Packhorse hut with 3 years old

I think this may have been the 4th time for Elliot at Packhorse Hut. It’s hard to tell if he remembers the previous times. This time we had the company of another toddler: Adrian, the…


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….


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…