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Well measuring anything as the bird flies from a single structure is never going to o come up with a huge number mainly because we are a tiny country. Go for a walk through there and ...
Still on Amazon if you can crack the translation of sizes ?. ""4-6 times warmer than any solid knit by weight. Better moisture transport"" https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/15F52D94-71A8-46ED-8724-D7AD3A6CC1BE?ingress=0&visitId=b39aafba-ebde...
four people with hypothermia rescued from Ruahines https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/ruahine-ranges-rescued-tramper-was-one-hour-from-death/A2SJZROPW6T5PL2TTQJQUVMCIA
Yeah. The high flys are why some aren’t great in exposured weather. But many also have designs which allow the fly to pitch low or high easily. Again, if one wants to compare with a ...
I've run off some up to date 'atlases' for the Backcountry Navigator app - if anyone is interested. These allow you complete NZ coverage of topomaps and WAMS-style access maps when not in coverage. They ...
Edit hut failing with error: === I don't understand this location: "NZTM2000 E1210740, N4932060". === These are the existing coordinates from the previous version of the hut and have not been changed by the edit.
I’ve long been doing the “have the worst option in the area” as a theft prevention tool. Not because I’m cheap eh. Good ideas. Will need to be thoughtful with a motorbike. Even cheap bikes ...
Thanks Waynowski, yeah, I looked through a few images that came up on google and it didn't look too bad opposite the hut, but sometimes photos without someone in or by the river for scale ...
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Thanks @Honora — sounds like a great adventure!
I was so impressed when I saw your pikau, Longtack. You sent me photos but I couldn't figure how you'd done it very well. Looking forward to reacquainting myself with the pack sometime. With my ...
Follow up. The bivvy/camp in the head of the Tutoko River was named Kakapoop Camp. It was a sheet metal dogbox style biv with a fly camp attached with a heavy duty tarp - NZR ...
Cant tell you specifically but if the lake is low walking up the gravel flats is quicker than the track as far as the swing bridge over the river. The lake level is controlled by ...
No. Didn't go McKenzie Hut this time. Short on days. People looking fairly shagged arriving at Harris Shelter from that way. :) No discussion about sightseeing from MH & I didn't ask about it. ...
Each person’s individual mileage will vary but personally if I ever need to set my PLB off I don’t want a completely unnecessary country involved in the mix.
Kiri Allan Minister of Conservation https://www.labour.org.nz/kiriallan
Mossey water is good for you. Sometimes a little crunchy but still good. I remember my school days tramping in Fiordland. No one carried water bottles. You just shoved hands into the moss on the ...
A locator beacon has proved to be a lifesaver for a father and son stranded in Kahurangi National Park. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/123164922/locator-beacon-lifesaver-for-father-and-son-stranded-on-freezing-national-park-ridge
18th Oct and Check In's still not working.
update has no date for when or if the road will open, DOC looking at alternative route on foot https://www.kapiticoast.govt.nz/your-council/projects/otaki-gorge-road/
Leon Kinvig Hut to Toka summit track. Anyone able to enlighten me on this track's current condition? Thanks.
Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service "In the early hours of yesterday morning, the team were sent into the Kaweka Ranges after a PLB (personal locator beacon) was set off. The crew found the party and ...
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