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@lenshaw. Whats begley saddle like? Looks pretty steep on Travers side - do I take it from your recommendation it's straight forward & non-technical? And do you mean the named Begley Saddle directly above travers ...
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if you are logged on in your browser to something like google with a google account, they will track you and follow you around with similar ads, they know you're the same person on different ...
One of those people with an unpronounceable name selling degrees?
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@gregor you have the choice to stop reading, no one is forcing you. people are free to speak here but so many all they are saying is you don't have a right to speak your opinion ...
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Essentially as-new, just worn around the house and a few hours outdoors while trying to decide if they're for me. Excellent for wider feet, just turns out I'm a US9.5 rather than a US10 so these ...
Essentially as-new, just worn around the house and a few hours outdoors while trying to decide if they're for me. Asking $600, viewable here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/17SyfPkqSqhqfslfhjTN_wMP6brhhjgQJ/view?usp=sharing
You can not just leave us hanging like that @PhilipW!
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yes american weather can be worse than NZ, certainly colder, easily as windy at times, it has the windiest place in the world but three is also a lot of stable weather there as well, ...
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Back Country Cuisine stockists: NZ & Australia (a zoom-in map) https://backcountrycuisine.co.nz/stockists
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$125 shipped?
Hi, I am a solo hiker, 48 years old from Singapore, wanting to do the GIllespie pass trek from 8th Dec 2019. The trekking company needs at least 1-2 more hikers to take the group. ...
Shelters like the Moment are not designed for high wind, they are designed to be livable and light, with campsite selection being an important factor in their performance. You might get away with it but ...
Gazcan...I did the Tongariro Crossing a few years ago under a full moon, only saw one person the entire time. There are still plenty of ways to not see people on popular routes, but yes, ...
Isn't that review from April 19 2018?
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Didn't tramp here, but was on one of the Ayahuasca retreats in Peru. But it wasn't a place where you talk a lot, more meditation, so maybe it counts. https://dmt.vision/en/ this retreat, as I remember.
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No, I am just more familiar with the country, haven't done alot down south, would love to get to Stewart island some day tho.
The Israeli lady who died in Roaring Creek died in May of 2008. The Ultimate Hikes guide was Feb 2009. Sounds like he was trying to descend the Duck Creek route in poor weather. I've ...
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Hi friends We are doing the Heaphy track **East to West**, going in on 29/12, and out on 1/1/20. Looking for anyone doing it over these dates going the other way that would like to swap cars ...
take away the cooking and dining area at the front and the balconies and the perspex
.... and that's where I bought them from :)) Went there to buy sports wash and proofing but also came away with boots, wool/possum gloves and Easton tent pegs.
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Made it last Friday and had an awesome trip with our 5yo and now 3yo. Weather was PERFECT. Thanks for all the advice, found the shortcut no problems :-) Three others in the hut
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Kellys Hut is owned and operated by the Dan and Christine Kelly. This small boutique business is on the website www.mountainhut.nz. If independent trampers wish to visit please get in touch with Dan Kelly 0274427036. ...
just come out. hardly any snow in northern end. bit around mitre, 3 kings etc still.
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organised in advance. I guess you could take your chances, but I would almost book earlier in the offseason just because we were the only 2 people being ferried that day. So potentially the boat ...
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dam I see this is now sold. A pity as I am divorced now and need a one man tent:)

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