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Tobin AkehurstExplorer

I am from the Pacific Northwest, where the mountains meet the sea. When I eschew the trappings of the modern world and venture into the mountains I feel as though I am revived by simplicity, renewed by the power of violent geography.

Hike to Lake Alta

Gibbston, New Zealand

2 mi

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Guy

Ashburton Lakes, New Zealand

6.2 mi / 2139.1 ft gain

Climb Mount B'Limit

Arthur's Pass, New Zealand

6 mi / 4000 ft gain

Hike Foggy Peak and Castle Hill Peak

Springfield, New Zealand

8.1 mi / 3280.8 ft gain

Climb to Homer Saddle, Fjordland NP

Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

1.6 mi / 1574.8 ft gain

Hike to the Blue Pools

Mount Aspiring National Park, New Zealand

0.3 mi / 10 ft gain

Explore Milford Sound

Milford Sound, New Zealand

1.2 mi / 1 ft gain

Hike the St Arnaud Track in Nelson Lakes NP

Saint Arnaud, New Zealand

3.4 mi / 3668 ft gain

Snowshoe Mt. Ellinor's Winter Route

Hoodsport, Washington

5 mi / 4500 ft gain

Hike the Kaikoura Peninsula

Kaikoura, New Zealand

4.3 mi / 196.9 ft gain

Hike and Climb at Castle Hill

Castle Hill, New Zealand

2 mi

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Isobel

Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

5.6 mi / 2624.7 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Herbert

Charteris Bay, New Zealand

9.3 mi / 2985.6 ft gain

Summit Castle Peak, Mount Rainier NP

Packwood, Washington

6 mi / 1400 ft gain

Explore Ohau Waterfall

Half Moon Bay, New Zealand

0.2 mi / 0 ft gain

Hike to Robert's Point (Franz Josef Glacier)

Westland National Park, New Zealand

7.6 mi / 1640.4 ft gain

Day Hike to Harris Saddle (Routeburn Track)

Kinloch, New Zealand

14.3 mi / 2460.6 ft gain

Hike to Hamilton Peak's Summit

Craigieburn Forest Park, New Zealand

7.5 mi / 3280.8 ft gain

Winter Mountaineering in Arthur's Pass

Arthur's Pass, New Zealand

Climb Mount Ritter

Madera County, California

Ediza Lake via Agnew Meadows

Madera County, California

13.54 mi / 1804 ft gain

Hike the Lewis Pass Tops Route

Maruia, New Zealand

5.6 mi / 2624.7 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Medicine Bow Peak

Carbon County, Wyoming

1.6 mi

Climb Fuller Peak

Durango, Colorado