Tongariro Northern Circuit – Day 2 (March 15, 2017)

Phone Notes - Day 2 March 15th: The crossing hike was pretty challenging with a heavy pack on. But we took our time up devils staircase and up to red crater. My legs were shot by the time we got down the other side. My feet were killing me when we finally reached the Oturere … Continue reading Tongariro Northern Circuit – Day 2 (March 15, 2017)

Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Tongariro National Park (December 17th, 2017)

We had to be up and ready for the bus ride back into Tongariro National Park. I had my 20L pack all set from the night before. I got up pretty much before everyone else to get myself all packed and breakfast over with before the rush of people who slept maybe a little bit … Continue reading Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Tongariro National Park (December 17th, 2017)