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... behind the counter looked at me strangely. 'You don’t want to be going down that volcano on your bum, you’ll end up with huge holes in these waterproofs, they’ll be complete write offs.’
‘Oh’ I replied, rather concerned. ‘Soooo…how do you get down?’
‘Ah now that’s the easy part,’ came the answer, ‘You run down the scree whilst leaning back on your heels.’ Oh right, yes of course ...
... going and rode the whole 85 kms of the single track on a loaded up hybrid with road profile tyres. Our compassionate hearts burst forth again and we riled him about how we had to exist without our bread and cereal.
How did Nelson handle the trail? He was fantastic. He met the challenge of 85 kms of mountain bike single track with road profile tyres and an extra 30 odd kilos hanging off him like a hero. Going great, ...
... view of the emerald and blue lakes. The next bit was a steep decline through a thick layer of pumice, which was a bit like sand and moved quick under your feet. We worked out a system but Doug did still slip once! The lakes were beautiful but smelly (of sulphur) :) We walked past te maari which erupted in 2012 and is an ongoing risk. We walked thrugh the risk zone and then saw the gases pumping out as we got round the other side. We walked down to the ...
... Most of the rest of the day was making plans for our big hike tomorrow. While in town we picked up some last minute gear and booked our shuttle to get us to and from the mountains tomorrow. Tomorrow we take on the Tongariro pass! The hike should take us just over 7 hours with some amazing views along the way. I'll leave you hungry for details, the blog tomorrow will be a juicy one!
... vividly blue lakes and lots of crazy shades of yellow, red and orange from all the volcanicity going on... Scenery was beautiful, snow covered mountains, snow fields and cornices everywhere. We sat on top of this gigantic volcanic scree slope (Alt. 1856 metres) after struggling up & amused ourselves watching people falling over as they tried to run down the unstable dirt (harsh but nonetheless hilarious - they ...