Pat Barrett is an active tramper and adventurer with an outdoor career spanning more than 30 years. He started tramping at the age of 15 and went on to explore the South Island national Parks and the Southern Alps. In 1982, Pat and his wife traveled extensively overseas exploring, tramping and climbing in South America, Europe, India, Nepal and South East Asia. This experience led them to the concept of guided tramping and nature tours both in New Zealand and abroad.
Pat is a keen outdoorsman and has competed in three coast to coast events and numerous triathlons and mountain runs. He’s a regular contributor to NZ Wilderness magazine as well other recreational and outdoor publications.