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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 ...
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@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.
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i've never been struck by lightning either...
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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 ...
It's still a ways out, but the forecast for Lake Angelus looks constantly drizzley from that Monday onwards a few days. Cloudy the 5 days beforehand. You could get clagged-in ...
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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 ...
Endorse the Radix. Our meal was like real food! Juicy chicken but it would have benefited with the addition of a packet of miso soup as it was surprisingly underflavoured.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
Cheers t.hunter that's the kind of info I'm after.
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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?
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Hi, many thanks for info
Not as much as it could have been gaz. May have been your imagination getting away with you haha.
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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
thanks everyone!
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 ...
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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 ...
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My old Bitteroots held together well. Prefer a wide-fit boot these days.
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