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I guess it depends if you're camping or staying in huts, and how lightweight your gear is. Staying in huts 50ltrs should ample for the Heaphy. I used a Osprey Atmos ...
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I suppose someone will have a robot that you could sit on. I wonder if authorities are ahead of people taking robots as their beasts of burden. We may need ...
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Still seeing this too. And I removed all cookies, and logged in again.
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When I did it we went from east to west which I think is great because walking down next to the beach is a beautiful way to finish the trip. What ...
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thank you all for the information.
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I have a lot of experience with some of the more lightweight designs out there, and I can tell you that each tent will offer pro's and con's that will ...
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@AndrewTaylor - see this write-up: www.pntmc.org.nz/Tonys_Tararuas/Mangahao.pdf "Ngapuketarua Stream, or Weasel Creek" - apparently its the same thing. I cant even find "Rabbit Flat/s" marked on a modern topomap. Assume its in ...
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pbtech have an extensive stock of screen protectors.
I posted recently about my Meindl soles coming off at the toes. Things I have learned from this experience - 1. Not all boot repair places are equal - thanks ...
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Whitcombe valley from Neave down to Frews. Does anyone have any updates on the track after the March flood.Any info would be much appreciated.
13/04/2019 Mt Lancelot A PLB activation was picked up by the Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) in Wellington at approx. 1920hrs, from a location near the Crow Hut in the upper Crow ...
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@James the Giant: thanks, I'll pass that on to longtack in case he hasn't seen this post.
Nice one - sounds like a great trip. Carrington hut is nice and big - its a great place for many people to turn up and then go their own ...
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ive done a full circle on a ridge traverse on a saddle before... in bad weather the formed track disappears at south crater. if you pick up other queues there ...
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Thanks again very much, Honora! I know this is one of perhaps dozens of huts that may have extensive rodent infestation. However, I felt it appropriate to comment on this page ...
I don't think its only the 'ultralite' crowd that get into trouble. Most SAR callouts are for trampers, making wrong decisions, not knowing or ignoring the likely weather, the risk on ...
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The 2 saddles are barely alpine passes and are pretty easy to manage.In fact they are both still in the tree line at the top of each one.Ada Pass had ...
Yeah I've done the Abel Tasman Inland Track teamed with the Coastal Track, and it's certainly a super walk out of season, when the coastal track can be reasonably quiet ...
Probably not helpful, maybe 15years I was doing a recce for a club on the new NS track. I stopped for lunch and the earth started shaking, initially thought earthquake, ...
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found https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/112178733/search-under-way-for-missing-tramper-missing-in-canterbury-high-country
Hello Trampers !!! I'm looking to go for a tramp on the Dusky Track, between the 7th and 10th on May. I would love find someone to join me for this trip ...
I’d like to do the section from Whangarei heads north to Russell one day. Have done plenty of overnight trips in the middle part here.
I also remember this event quite clearly. On many occasions I marched, ran or swaggered past a memorial to those lost. I've also developed friendships with many people who were ...
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This is hilarious for anyone who's been around American long-distance hikers haha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oxpObyS4DE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0QHNVKdw_UitisIo7Z_HxizBxWlgmwV7LKrJIm73GZsV91sE_zHNQ093I
Going back for another go this weekend. I have been told very recently that most of the wreckage was recovered around 20 years ago. Apparently this can be found in ...
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