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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.

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

Hike to Lake Alta

Gibbston, New Zealand

2 mi

Climb Mount Stuart

Leavenworth, Washington


Grand Wash Trail, Capitol Reef National Park

Torrey, Utah

7.09 mi / 1644 ft gain

Climb to Homer Saddle, Fjordland NP

Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

1.6 mi / 1574.8 ft gain

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

Climb Mount Ritter

Madera County, California

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

Hike the Gunnison Route

Montrose, Colorado

2 mi / 1800 ft gain

Winter Mountaineering in Arthur's Pass

Arthur's Pass, New Zealand

Backpack the Magical Earnslaw Burn

Glenorchy, New Zealand

8.7 mi / 1968.5 ft gain

Hike the Lewis Pass Tops Route

Maruia, New Zealand

5.6 mi / 2624.7 ft gain

Climb Del Campo Peak, WA

Granite Falls, Washington


Hike Lake Wanaka and Photograph the Famous Tree

Wanaka, New Zealand

13.7 mi / 0 ft gain

Climb Mount Peale

Moab, Utah

5 mi / 2721 ft gain

Climb Mount Tukuhnikivatz

Moab, Utah

6 mi / 2200 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Rock Mountain, WA

Leavenworth, Washington

11 mi / 4175 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Guy

Ashburton Lakes, New Zealand

6.2 mi / 2139.1 ft gain