Personal Website of Fergus Young Welcome, This Website serves as essentially a place and digital home on the Web to call my own, a personal primary point of presence on the Internet in which I use to keep in contact with Friends and Family both at home and abroad.  My contact details can be found […]

Read more "Welcome"

Great Walks

Photo-log of my time walking (and Kayaking) the various DOC (Department of Conservations) “Great Walks” here in New Zealand. Milford Track, Waikaremoana, Routeburn Trail, Kepler Track and Kayaking the Whanganui River

Read more "Great Walks"

Pirongia Summit Via Hihikiwi Track

Saturday 22th October 2022 – A walk up to Mount Pirongia Summit via the Hihikiwi Track mainly to tick it off. If it’s your first time to Pirongia, other tracks on the eastern side are perhaps more picturesque and varied. Official Department of Conservation page regarding Hihikiwi Track. Allow about 8 hours return (including lunch […]

Read more "Pirongia Summit Via Hihikiwi Track"

Mokaihaha Ecological Area

21st May 2022 – A little loop walk around the Mokaihaha Ecological Area near Rotorua, There’s a few other photos from the same weekend I will get around one of these days to uploading. Official Department of Conservation web page about this reserve can be found here.   Speaking of which, there’s been a gazillion […]

Read more "Mokaihaha Ecological Area"

Rangiwahia Hut Track

Tuesday 4th January 2022 – A short climb up Rangiwahia Hut Track out in the Ruahines on a fairly warm 30 degree day. Official DoC information page and map… Rangiwahia Hut Track. Took me around 2 Hours 20 minutes with a day pack including short stops along the way to cool off. Elevation gain is […]

Read more "Rangiwahia Hut Track"

Whitecliffs Walkway, Taranaki

4th January 2021 – White Cliff’s walkway. Discovered I never got around to uploading this set. Walked up the cliffs, crossed the bridge over Wai Pingao Stream, continued up another hill then on route towards Katikatiaka Pa direction, track descends down a set of stairs then appears to abruptly end. Had to bush bash, ended […]

Read more "Whitecliffs Walkway, Taranaki"

Leitch’s Hut Track

Sunday 6th June 2021 to Monday 7th June 2021 – Easier overnight hike to Leitchs Hut walking along Leitchs track return (9 km one way). Apart from a sprinkling of rain in the middle of the night, Not too much rain while walking to and from the hut in spite of the forecasts. Hut had […]

Read more "Leitch’s Hut Track"