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Thanks for sharing this. I will definitely try this. And every people cannot afford much money. They do shopping with their own budget. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Care Home in Brighton
Kia ora koutou, If you are a logged in member, you can now view a summary of your year in progress. This works best if you check in to tracks you ...
Cool. Thanks for going the extra mile @glennj. Very happy to hear the hut is still there.
I had a mate use a cover once. Disappeared somewhere on the Manson Tops. I would have called the conditions poor but not terrible and it was fixed to his ...
I don't generally use them (the knees are still going well in their 70th year), but I find they are handy in NZ, particularly for stream crossings and on steep ...
Gee, I must be on another planet then. I find the magazine is pretty good. There's no comparison between it and the Australian equivalent. I think the Wilderness articles are interesting ...
My understanding is the park boundary is at the swing bridge 12kms in from Muddy Creek. That first/last section is on private land.
We've been happy with the Deuters 40l kids pack. Bought for a smaller torso. Really not that pricey new: https://www.outdooraction.co.nz/products/deuter-fox-40-kids-backpack
In short, bludgers, no; people in need, yes. As per my story in the other current thread about meeting ill-prepared people in the bush, a tramper stumbled into Doubtless Hut @ ...
yup double win there, they dont have to carry the weight and they know other people are likely to bale them out... the answer is don't bale them out and ...
Sorry no, but I've used the Wakairemoana Holiday Park in the past, and they've been reliable. The best way to do the trail is to be dropped at Whanganui Hut and ...
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'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 ...
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
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 ...
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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