Bruce Hopkins is in Te Wai Pounamu, on the second leg of Te Araroa.
Bruce Hopkins Trail Diary - Week 25
15 March – 22 March 2018.
Waiau Pass – Boyle River
“What shape or form do blessings come in?
“I’ve hit what I feel is my lowest point since starting Te Araroa. Knee injury = five days off the trail. Another injury break!
“I’ve been hitting the hot pools at Hanmer Springs between physio sessions, sitting in a sulphur hot pool with fellow TA tramper Adam from LA.
“But I did it! The big three, the Tararuas, Richmond Range and now Waiau pass, are all done! And I never have to go back there again!
“About to start a seven day haul from Boyle River to Arthur's Pass with multiple river crossings. I shall complete this journey…!"