Hard work but worth it…

The Henry Peak Staircase

Pouakai Walk, Mount Egmont. Staircase to Henry Peak. Source: http://craig.mcgregor.gen.nz/

I accompanied 25 students (with parents and one other teacher) on the Duke of Ed tramp (Bronze level) over the weekend 2-3 November. We did the Pouakai Circuit in reverse. I have to say the climb to Henry Peak (1224m) was pretty demanding. Probably in the top three of the hardest physical challenges in my life. A fantastic experience and all students must have felt a great sense of accomplishment. The opportunity to participate in this type of activity is one perk of being a teacher…

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