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Remember this volcano from our other walk? Now it's fully shrouded in snow.
Let's let the pictures do most of the talking...
It's a lovely day, but that sign still feels ominous
On the way to the falls, Wairere Stream in action.
Taranaki Falls coming into view
The return started with a steep upward climb, quickly leveling out to a glorious stroll.
Shout out to the NZ Dept of Conservation (DOC) for spending god only knows how much time on these tracks to keep them not only passable, but tidy. Remember, one million people visit annually, most in summer because these hikes are a serious draw.