Tags » Mt. Taranaki

A tail in three parts - Pouakai Crossing

Date: 9 June 2017
Distance: Depending on the source, 18.4km or 19km

Walking up the Razorback Ridge.

Boomerang Slip.

Gerry at Dieffenbach cliffs.

Time for a break and warm coffee. 1,449 more words

Hikes & Tramps

Playmate Jaylene Cook and co. lovingly the attention from photo

While Playmate Jaylene Cook‘s nude photo on Mt Taranaki has sparked outrage, her team is enjoying the attention.

After Cook and her photographer boyfriend Josh Shaw climbed the mountain, a 12 hour journey, Cooked stripped down and Shaw took a photo of her. 181 more words

What's Happening

Playmate posing nude on Mt Taranaki may have crossed the line

Playmate Jaylene Cook stripped down and posed on top of Mt Taranaki in New Zealand after climbing 9,000 feet, but now faces flak for doing so. 336 more words

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Is that the impending sense of failure?

It was inevitable but I’ve hit another bump in the road in this #40by40 quest to climb 40 volcanoes by the age of 40, and failing to climb… 559 more words


Planning isn’t everything

Yip, I admit it, I’m a control freak. I love planning and I love making to-do lists. And the recent month-long trip to New Zealand… 634 more words


Third time lucky: I finally tick off volcano number seven

Finally, a day of sunshine!

I almost couldn’t believe it – I had to pinch myself to make sure – but there it was, crisp blue sky and a white-gold orb coating my immediate world in warm rays of sunshine. 620 more words


I don’t believe it…

The rain on the tent sounded like an army chucking thousands of buckets of water over it. It had sounded like that all night; a constant drumming as the torrential rain pelted the tree above us, which jettisoned the water directly onto our tent. 551 more words