Ellis Hut - Kahurangi National Park. A better story.
Day 1. I summited Mt Arthur, enjoyed the views, reached Ellis Hut. Everything went as planned. Day 1 was perfect. Day 2: I had a sleepless night, was forced to backtrack, lost one of my hiking poles, endured the toughest track out and got lost. Everything went wrong. Day 2 was awesome. Lynn O’Rourke Hayes wrote once that “unexpected adventures make for better stories”. I couldn’t agree more, as long as I got out to tell the tale. This tale started with a bit of wind… Accordi