Tongariro Alpine Crossing: New Zealand’s Premier Day-Trek

Tongariro Alpine Crossing: New Zealand’s Premier Day-Trek

Continuing the New Zealand Great Walks theme, here’s a guest post from Clare, an avid hiker who’s just completed the Tongariro Alpine Crossing on New Zealand’s north island. She covers practically everything you’d need to know about the journey. Check it.. By Clare Groom, editor & blogger at Altitude Treks Where: Tongariro National Park, North

Hiking the Heaphy Track: Worthy of Great Walk Status?

The Heaphy Track was the second of New Zealand’s great walks to be ticked off by yours truly, having completed the Abel Tasman a couple of years back. I was up at the top of the South Island once again so I decided to give it a whirl; I’d heard positive reviews so expectations were high.

Stirling Ridge Walk: Western Australia’s Best Hike

Yep, I’m calling it. Having finished the Cape to Cape earlier this year, as well as large swathes of the Bibbulmun, I can say this one tops it. No other hike in Western Australia offers the experience as provided along the Stirling Ridge walk. It had been on the list for a while but to

I’ve Started a New Blog..

I’ve noticed posts on here are becoming more and more irrelevant to this project so I have decided to find a new home for them. Anything related to Generation Y or really anything not related to the 7 Summits Project can now be found over at my new blog which I’ve titled Generation Y Musings..

The June Fitness Challenge

I’ve started doing monthly challenges (again) to improve myself and keep things interesting while I’m based back here in Perth. You can check out last months Cold Showers Challenge and the positive results in brought. The challenge for this month is to really step up my training and take my overall fitness to the next

What the #@$% is a Stitch?

I had a pretty bad experience during a half marathon last weekend which brought about this post. Around 7km in, I developed a ‘stitch’, a sharp stabbing pain up under my ribs. No matter what I did, I couldn’t get rid of it, struggling through the last 14km without being able to push myself in