Nick de Garis (Nick)

Completed: 27 April 2013

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Nick de Garis
  • Start date: 3 September 2005
  • Age When Completed: 66
  • Direction Walked: Sectional
  • Others in Group:

    Colin & Barbara Meadows, Bob & Sandra Willis-Jones, Margaret Ellis, Allison Chapple.

General Comments

We started as a church group (Riverton Baptist) with 8 people and finishing with nearly a different group of 7.

Food/Supplies Comments

Got sick of pasta.

Favourite Section

Views from Mt Cooke, coast down south.


Seeing God’s beauty in nature.

Personal Reactions

A time to reflect, think and endure.


Snakes, roos, izards.

Your Best Equipment

Leather boots, quality Irish canvas backpack.

Advice for Others

Keep going - don’t give up, the memories are worth it.