Early morning hike onto the Stoderzinken Peak. A beautiful morning and a big suprise.
A worthwhile hike past the Kaltenbach-Lakes finally leads up to the peak of the Deneck. About two to three hours of hiking in exchange for fantastic views up top.
A walk along the Bräualmbach, passing an impressive waterfall and then climbing up to the beautiful Hohensee. A wonderful walk despite the moody weather.
Tramping New Zealand
One of the most famous short overnight hikes in New Zealand is the Kauaeranga Kauri Trail, also known as Pinnacles walk, which we chose to walk as a day hike.
Our first day in Coromandel was spent around Karangahake, visiting the old mines and walking through the railway tunnel.
A brief visit right into Middle Earth.
From Rotorua we took a daytrip to the Wai-O-Tapu Volcanic Valley with its many steam vents, mud pools and the smell of sulphur.
In the Tongariro National Park we combined the Northern Circuit with the Round the Mountain Track for an epic five day tramp all around the three massive volcanos. This part covers the RTM Section.
In the Tongariro National Park we combined the Northern Circuit with the Round the Mountain Track for an epic five day tramp all around the three massive volcanos. This part covers the NC-Section.
A daytrip to the Bridge to Nowhere on the Whanganui River, for once not walking, a combination of a Jetboat ride and canoeing.
To get to our next destination, we took the scenic route along the Forgotten World Highway and visited the Republic of Whangamomona.
Once on the North Island we made our way to the Taranaki Region for a short overnight hike on the Pouakai Circuit.
The Abel Tasman Region is renowned for it's beatiful beaches and of course we took advantage of that on a day walk on the Abel Tasman Coastal Track.
A drive along the West Coast, visiting the incredibly blue Hokitika Gorge and the infamous Pancake Rocks before making our way up to Able Tasman National Park.
To experience Franz Josef Glacier we walked up to Alex Knob - unfortunately the peak and Franz Josef Glacier were covered in clouds.