Four kiwi women are currently preparing for a month-long traverse of the Southern Alps, from Arthur’s Pass to Mount Cook. The team is comprised of Dulkara Martig, Ingrid Booiman, Tara Mulvany and Anna Loomes. They are all aged between 27 and 29 and have spent the majority of the last 10 years working within the outdoor industry.
A 10 day wilderness trip in Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks. While driving down the West Coast I fill Jake in on the details. “I’ve never actually met Tara but people say we’ll get along well. We’ve talked about doing a trip together in Central Asia sometime. If we enjoy this trip then at least … Continue reading Fiordland trip with a stranger
Starting from the Nelson Lakes National Park, Alastair McDowell and I hiked over the Paske Saddle to the very source of the Clarence River. Then we jumped into packrafts... Check out my edit of this journey:
"There's a really cool mountain..." was all it took to convince Tom to join me for a trip up Mount Adams when he popped in at my place on his way North. It was our first trip together since spending 3 months in the Himalaya last year. Access to Mount Adams is only a 20minute … Continue reading Mount Adams
An attempt to capture a 4 day traverse of the Arthur Range in the Kahurangi National Park. No time to write a proper blog on this before I head to the Himalaya, but it was an epic trip! Ask me about it sometime 🙂 Late February 2013. Enjoy.
The most accessible hut in an alpine setting in New Zealand - only a 3-4 hour stroll from Mt Cook village. I have spent time here as volunteer hut warden during the last 2 summers. The views never get old!
An overnight trip. Bush-bashing through waist-deep snow
It all started at Bush Ball. After a few too many vodkas at Bush Ball I devised a brilliant plan. Like many of my spontaneous ideas, it had to be voiced immediately. Terra happened to be within earshot (and was the only person who was likely to take me seriously…). Within seconds I was excitedly … Continue reading Aspiring to Great Heights in the Fashion World
A trip up Mt Earnslaw, early 2011.