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I was hiking about 900kms on the Appalachian Trail in 2008 and one thru-hiker I met in Tennessee had this real smug ass attitude and looked and acted completely different ...
My two boys unfortunatly have school camp at the same despite going to different schools. We currently have 2 packs an Osprey and my old school one. Eldest son is ...
Early voyages off the top of my head. Tramping in steel toe work boots. Four sausages and four slices of bread between me and my Cousin. Carrying a hatchet and handsaw. Having ...
I could eat with 4 foot chopsticks but the person sitting each side of me wouldnt see how its done for very long. Another common saying. Its all fun and games ...
I used to subscribe but can't bring myself to pay the money. I enjoy the free online articles but don't think they're worth paying for. I have to say I ...
I'll use about 60g a day for 2 so that's 4 days worth. If you're staying in huts and lighting a woodstove, you can use that too for heating water ...
I spoke with Andrew B. tonight, the guy who reopened the Hokitika valley track on both sides of Serpentine Hut and keeps a bit of an eye on the place. ...
Sounds like you've got it sorted. In case anyone is hunting for those NZTM2000 parameters the link below has sone details. https://www.linz.govt.nz/land/maps/topographic-maps/topo50-maps/using-your-gps-unit-topo50-data
Thank you for all your suggestions. I will go shopping this weekend :)
Not recommending it because it was pricey but a few years ago, I bought a Marmot jacket that was thigh length. It was made especially for the NZ market with ...
I managed to convinced my friend for the Saturday booking. Glenorchy transport for some reason doesn’t accept booking on that Saturday and Sunday We booked with buckle track transport which would ...
Yeah. Ha ha guys !. Usually stop for coffees etc when with a car pool. Dragging yourself out of the car and unfolding is the hardest part of the trip.
I was tossing up if I needed my running shoes or not but will definitely take them now for the road walk. I got an email back from DOC, in case ...
The Atom LT is a really nice jacket as well, I wish I could justify having another jacket in this category...
I have to disagree with the above posts regarding Deadmans. I've been down it twice in the last few years and found it very straightforward. Yes, rough and boggy, the ...
bumping if anyone else knows about these.
Just another update in the facebook page LANDSAR new zeland. They showing a video of search and rescue team on top of the ranges with an atrocious wind while they were ...
Thank you, all who have contributed to this thread. I feel somewhat reassured by your replies to my concerns.
Just looked up "" /s "" It's called the 'sarcasm switch' & indicates the presesnce of sarcasm. Didn't know that.
I called the DOC, and the work planned should not start for at least 2 weeks.
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