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If you plan to hike for a few miles for about one to two hours, then running shoes should be fine. However, if you are planning for a hike that covers a longer distance, I ...
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I went up there a few weeks ago in the 4wd but still in 2wd and it started to bog in that ford. Interesting but no drama. Went to the top came back and wondered ...
Bound to be some small ones
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Bummer - did not know about that, so no I didn't. Still, they were the worst of the lot (and the most expensive) in terms of durability. Very comfortable, but yeah. I don't want to ...
Our tramping club has twice planned a trip to Shutes Hut. First time was a long up then a long down and then they couldn't cross the stream at the bottom, at the other side ...
Yeah - I went and had a look at the crampons they usually lend out, they're a flexible kind (and locking for stiff boots). Thanks for all the advice guys!
68 yr old boy in Tauranga looking for others to share adventures with anywhere in NZ. I mostly go bush for 2-3 nights during the week, when it isn't full of brats, but willing to ...
Maybe I should give the B1 another try. I took an entire bottle daily and despite that noticed Frank was still being bitten less than I was but perhaps there is less itching. I've got ...
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@dreambroom. Sorry for delay in reply. Just finished a late dinner and dishes. You can send an internal mail message (from the Mail item in your NZ Tramper Profile menu; select antico as the To: ... ...
My XXL Moa overtrousers weigh 288g and that's with the extensive duct tape repairs on the lower inside seams. I guess that makes them heavy duty in some parts.
Hi, thanks for your appreciation Bozeman. We created that track from deer trails over many years and finished it recently. Liz Wrightwick and Peter Umbers marked out the final segment to above the gorge which ...
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I recall someone's vizsla and I keeping each other warm on a frosty night at Pinchgut Hut. Symbiosis.
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"Be aware, though, NZ is not like Colorado (or anywhere else). Plan, prepare - take a PLB." No dangerous animals here although a sandfly or 1000 can make your life pretty miserable. 3 main killers here ...
Bait the rat trap without getting your hands dirty. You will hear a buzzer which will confirm that it has been engaged.This rat trap is very easy to clean. Just wash the trap with soapy ...
True, usb-c headphones exist! I'd forgotten. Might be an idea.
might be cheaper to buy second hand theres a website here called trademe, get as much as you can second hand, renting won't be cheap... and you can still sell it when you're finished. or ...
I would encourage people to have a read of the “adventures” contained in Cooks logs above, particularly with regards to his experiences with first contact and his attempts at making a connection with the Māoris. Better ...
full of great snorers...
I think the intention is that you will be able to drive to the Interpretation Center down at river level in the Pike and start/finish part of the Paparoa track from there or day trip ...
Enjoying seeing a bit of discussion here :) Thanks Ian_H, you’ve answered one thing in particular I was wondering about – how to climb down and not leave rope behind. Hadn’t been thinking about river ...
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Rabbit Flat Hut is bloody disappointing. It's just the derelict hut / campsite in the Ohau about 300-400m south of the Gable End Ridge junction. Details can be found on the Hut Bagger website. I ...
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Kaitoke road end isnt too bad Hitch up sh2 to the Pakuratihi river and walk up Marchent road to the ymca camp. Everything else is a long way up back roads
That’s helpful, thank you!
Hi Moh, shame you couldn't get here as the wx has been excellent through Feb & March with low rivers. Good luck for next year. Well in the past I've started big trips with up ...
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