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Just a follow up to say thanks to all those who made suggestions. Flights and accommodation are now booked. Kahurangi NP was the winner. 14 days on the trails, starting ...
@izogi As a slightly enlightened tourist, I found that other tourists tend to ignore my words as much as they would a local's. Moh.
I used to collect them for years have nearly all of them from the start of the millennium. I don't buy them anymore. You can see them go from a ...
Honora it was Bert Cropp an Internal Affairs Dpt deer culler that first did the Three Pass Trip in a day. (A long time ago four of us did the ...
First read of this in the newspaper. Well done to all concerned and for the preparedness of the crew out for a hunt.
Mt.Herbert must be the 'go to' for many. We often arrive in ChCh at midnight. We go to Mt.Herbert straight away. Then we go shopping, check into a motel just ...
I buy cheap extra-large overtrousers and they are wide enough to slip on and off even over my plastic boots but not with my crampons on. I have overtrousers with ...
A big advantage of a single pack liner is that it traps air for river crossings - can be used as a raft to keep you out of the water ...
As others have mentioned, adding fats and oils gives you twice as much energy per gram of weight. Oil-rich items such as pesto, tahini, oily hummus, frying dried falafels in ...
A nice thing about tarps is there is no condensation and you get to feel closer to nature. I incorporated a mozzie netting set up but have only bothered using ...
Hi @Matthew. This is a minor thing but I've noticed the forum thread links from the forum RSS feed are leading to exceptions. I presume this is because the URL ...
Im getting the same message. are there any updates?
Hi, many thanks for info
Not as much as it could have been gaz. May have been your imagination getting away with you haha.
To my mind the main motivation for doing the circuit again would be for him to begin building his snow and ice experience in a setting where other variables are ...
https://www.doc.govt.nz/globalassets/documents/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/wanganui/manawatu-gorge-track-brochure.pdf https://www.doc.govt.nz/Documents/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/wanganui/manawatu-gorge-tracks-brochure.pdf These might help
Kia ora e hoa mā, @Exilr, the first forum rule is that we respect the community values. The sixth community value is that we respect Māori beliefs, rights, and values. @Gaiters ...
I am trying to improve the traction of my boots on wet rocks and wood. has anyone tried either Streamtrekkers or Yaktrax for this ? The Streamtrekkers are billed as ...
i know there are a lot of competent hunters, and i'm sure they are around that area, but most of the ones i've personally come across around there I'd give ...
My old Bitteroots held together well. Prefer a wide-fit boot these days.
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