“You’ll realise once you have kids for yourself why it’s not possible”
That was all the comments we heard before our daughter was born - about lots of things, but mainly about tramping. Which is why I’ve decided to write a few blog posts on how it IS possible to go hiking, and our adventures while at it!
When Bethany was very young, we took her on a few overnight hikes, but time & winter got away on us faster than we’d intended! And it wasn’t until Bethany was 12 months old that we did her first real multi-day hike outside of the womb. So we decided to look for something we could do over Labour Weekend.
I get so many comments when people see my daughter wearing undies or sitting on the potty - one that often comes up is “oh she’s so clever!’. But the truth is - your babies are just as clever too! We just don’t get taught how to nurture their knowledge of elimination!
85km - 5 days - 4 nights - a 4 year old - and an 11 week old!
We were looking at what would be a good multi-day tramp with our new bubba, and our research led us to decide on The Old Ghost Road. NZ’s longest continuous single track!