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An accident at the start of 2020 turned out to be a good thing… Thanks to a fridge door I was sidelined for all of 2020 and what seemed like a death sentence turned into NzHikes.co.nz! If I have been forced to sit around, then I’m not going to sit around and do nothing!! One story became 20… 50… and now over 300 tales from the mountains of New Zealand and around the world…. 

Whiskey with Snow – Part Three

“On a Mish” #305 Whiskey with Snow – Part Three. Whiskey Trail. Livingstone Mountains. Fiordland National Park. 12.10.2021. A night of sub-zero temperatures with strong

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Whiskey with Snow – Part Two

“On a Mish” #305 Whiskey with Snow – Part Two. Whiskey Trail. Livingstone Mountains. Fiordland National Park. 12.10.2021. Sometimes if you break down a camping

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Sandflies & Whiskey – Lennox Falls Camp

“A Mish a Day” #73 Lennox Falls Camp. Mt Aspiring National Park. 14.12.2012. Along with the outstanding working environment, another reason I really enjoy guiding

U-Pass & Beyond – Part 3

“A Mish a Day” #231 (Part 3) U-Pass & Beyond. Fiordland National Park. 28.4.2017. Over time New Zealand has experienced some of the most rapid

Come See the Fiordland Rain – Part One

“On a Mish” #300 Come See the Fiordland Rain – Part One. Clinton Valley. Fiordland National Park. 24.2.2013. I have always had difficulty doing any

Mt Potts Camp

“A Mish a Day” #166 Mt Potts Camp. Hakatere Conservation Area. 5.6.2015. The twin peaks of Mt Potts(2184m) always make for a good reflection photo

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