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Well - I was wearing a green Swazi top with orange hi viz panel - discount stock from when DOC stopped using Swazi as a supplier for said item. And a set of quick-dry green ...
Reply received from QE2 rep. Key points below (I didn't ask for permission to post the response publicly so will not copy the entire message): "... public access as of right is restricted to the tracks ...
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Tahr are a problem , but deer are not "out of control" on the west cost. Its nonsence
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I dont know how many people are on this forum but I will guess 1000 of which maybe 100 post at least 3 monthly. Even of that 1000 its fair to say that almost all ...
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Wounded in Action and Killed in Action.
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i emailed the president of the club.... i got a response within minutes...
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If heading from Wellington School road was the quicker way to the road end anyway. They were always going to have to redo the road at the bypass as it will need a bridge.
Helicopter = air ambuance. Charged thousands of dollars ?. You're lost or injured but choose not to hit the button ?. Your choice.
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Carrying on from @Ian_H's comment, I'm not sure if they were made from scraps but even as recently as 10-15 years ago it wasn't uncommon to see bright stripy colourful thermal polyprop, and you could ...
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I'm planning to make a coffee table with a glass top and just the right size to slip a topo map into (and easily switch out for another). What better thing to look at over ...
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Oosh yeah she was steep, featureless and icy.
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inrech use iridium non geostationary satgellites. depending on where in the sky is open you may have to wait for connection to a satellite for it to pass overhead https://www.gsat.us/tools/iridium-satellite-location-map-tool https://www.gsat...
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Have you looked into Kahtoola's flexible crampons? They have two versions; one made in aluminium with smaller teeth, and the other with longer steel teeth which should be more durable on rock. Both are designed ...
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Thanks everyone. Crampons AND ice axe it is!
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cost for the NH90's ws less than $ 60k some claims were they were costing over $20k per hour, which is a massive over estimate
Thanks, Morris Oxford, I was sure there had to be a quick and easy way!
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Reminder: the petition on track symbols remains open until 31 December 2020.Thanks to all the people who have signed it. While stuck at home for three months I wrote a short paper providing some background ...
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It’s one of those things that baffles me. Having a gun doesn’t automatically make you a hunter or a bushman yet the cart often goes before the horse. Agree with PhilipW Could’ve been worse though, they could’ve ...
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Some problem with the air inlet hole on units manufactured Oct 2019 & sold Oct-Dec 2019. Return for refund & $20 voucher. https://www.nzhuntingandshooting.co.nz/attachments/f13/1981d1340571366-msr-pocket-rocket-compact-stove-new-sale-plus-ma...
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"Why the PCT's Most Iconic Trail Angels Are Retiring Thru-hiker traffic on this western trail is growing faster than the volunteer community's ability to handle it" I've read similar comments from NZers who host TA walkers, one spoke ...
I know this is getting into how many angels on the head of a pin territory but I was wondering if it was hoar frost or riming so I consulted dear old google: Soft rime is ...
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If there's rain in the forecast, I take a permaloft (synthetic down) jacket as my third jacket this time of year, rather than my thin down jacket. One time I walked out over Mt Thomas ...
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Govt gives $25 million funding boost for conservation tourism https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/govt-gives-25-million-funding-boost-conservation-tourism
Thanks and Much appreciated Morris
It is possible, probably a good move to put a link to that google doc or sheet that you maintain in the registration information for your PLB held by the Rescue Coordination Centre. Then always ...

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