Photos from Bushcraft 2012
A magic moment when the crew first sees Roaring Stag hut!
Fui and Muriel at the Lost Lake (about 1500m north of Ruamahanga Forks)
Jim on a 150m climb through the forest to regain the exit track and finish a successful trip.
Muriel Christianson, Jim Baltaxe and Fui Yen Yap organised their bush 3 trip to Roaring Stag Lodge
Straight into the tough stuff for folks who haven't seen steep forest tracks in a while
Learning map and compass skills
Malcolm teaches navigation to a bushcraft student
The crew enjoys navigating a route through river and forest to locate the lost lake and then find a way out!
Jim exploring the beautiful forest on the way to Roaring Stag
Getting "into" forest travel
Students plan how to find our objective
Navigating down the Orongorongo river valley near Wainuiomata
Crossing the Ruamahanga river on a sidetrip to try to find "lost lake"
Muriel crossing early on a Sunday morning
First water after a few hot hours of ridge travel.