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“How do you get such smooth video?”, “What camera do you use?” and “How do you carry your drone on hikes?” are among the most frequent questions I receive about our videos and blog. It has taken a while but I finally put together a “Behind the Adventure” video...

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It’s hard to believe another year in New Zealand has come and gone! 2015 was another awesome year filled with many new experiences, new friends and exciting challenges along the way. As we reflect on the year that passed we wanted to share with you some of our favourite...

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The Walls of Jerusalem was last adventure on our Tasmania road trip. We climbed up Solomon’s Throne and Mt Jerusalem in a 24 hours while tenting at Wild Dog campsite. It would have been great to have had more time to spend here as it was a pretty cool spot!...

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One of the top destinations for our trip to Indonesia was to visit the Kawah Ijen crater on East Java. When photographer Oliver Grunewald published photos of its famous electric blue flames in National Geographic in 2014 it put Ijen on the map. After seeing that article – we just had to check...

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This winter we have had some great mountaineering experiences and have taken a few more courses with the New Zealand Alpine Club to further our skills. After a successful summit of Girdlestone on Mt Ruapehu in the North Island, we decided to make our next adventure a bit more advanced...

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Our last adventure during our 10 day trip to Tasmania in April was exploring the Walls of Jerusalem National Park. This area was recommended by several people along our travels in Tasmania due to its spectacular labyrinth of alpine lakes and tarns, dolerite peaks, ancient but fragile forests of...

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The hike to Sunrise Hut in the Ruahines has been on our list for some time. Recommeded as a great weekend tramp with some rugged ridgelines and stunning sunrises, we made a last-minute decision to go. That plan was nearly foiled as a culvert had collapse blocking the entrance to...

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After completing our Intermediate Snow Craft course with the New Zealand Alpine Club in August, we were keen to put our multi-pitch rope skills to the test on one of Mt Ruapehu’s most challenging peaks. Girdlestone (2,658m) sits high on the south-eastern side of Mt Ruapehu in New Zealand’s North...

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You won’t hear about the Naseby Ice Luge in any New Zealand guidebook. That’s unfortunate because it deserves to be on everyone’s winter to-do-list!!!! We narrowly missed the 2014 season but just managed to catch the end of the 2015 season. The track exists because it was a passion...

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Our trip to Bali was an eye-opening one that proved not everything is as it seems in the tourism world. While tourism is a major part of Bali’s economy, it was sad to see the blatant disrespect for the environment and lack of infrastructure in place to help preserve...

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