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Is frost cloth waterproof, proactive? As a groundsheet, it's a bit thin (my local stuff is 35gsm), I think. Tyvek is 61gsm (so a 'average' groundsheet will weight around 160g) and ...
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I do the sidle in 3 hours and the river in 2 and a half at late summer super low flows. I wouldn't climb onto the tops. The sidle is ...
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So things have come round to toilet training foreign adults https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/know-before-you-go/disposing-of-human-waste
Hi Matthew, Clicking 'check-ins' crashes out to a stack dump with "The key [DISTANCE] does not exist". (chrome & firefox/win10, samsung & firefox/android) Also, still can't sort a user's photos in chronological ...
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They have 40% off their packs NOW, until Dec 24th. Have a chat with your local staff perhaps ?. They can possibly give you an indication. Macpac seem to have ...
BTW I now use Bridgedale sock liners (like the above Wigwams) and it reduced blistering on my soft feet.
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I might do some research and see what huts the guided walkers don't use - then it may be a walk to do...
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has anyone been to lake Adelaide recently from the Moraine Crk ( Hollyford Rd End ) ? Whats the state of the track ? Windfalls / well marked etc
I've been to Nepal a few times now and have never hired a guide until the last trip where I went to an area that was a bit more off ...
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great walks arent so bad in good weather at the huts, people can spread themselves around outside, but when the weather is rough, you've got up to 50 people crammed ...
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Ta militaris. That report covers Silver Stream to Bull Paddock which is part of the country I'm hoping to travel.
Another quick comment: fatty salamis are great to fry up and get the greasy goodness to fry up bread or anything else requiring oil/grease. Mmm, now that's a good backcountry ...
I have just done the RTM in 4 days , clockwise, about 28.5 hours walking time. My biggest day was Rangipo to Mangaturuturu in 9.5 hours and I got a ...
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The only time I have seen heaps of them in one go was on the other side of Waimakariri Col. There must have been 15 or so hopping around and ...
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Forgot to mention this earlier but regardless of the different views on this thread or any other...the thing that's most important with packs is how they feel on you - ...
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If it hasn’t been raining in 24 hours the crossings are fine, the bigger ones are all bridged with 3 wire bridges. Of coarse, this is southern Fiordland where that means ...
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Last week in Nelson Lakes there was hardly anyone in the valleys and it wasn’t until we got up to Angelus hut that we encountered more people. Stunning day up ...
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Waynowski, additional 'footprints' are not to add waterproofness to the tent, they are there to protect the floor from abrasion, because damaged floors leak. The idea being you replace the ...
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fwiw,when you get to the Cascade using the 4wd track,go downstream. for a few hundred yards to find a fine gravelled crossing.In average flows this is crutch deep but quite ...
Yikes, thats one way to do it Wayno!
Icy 3 wire. Sounds like fun. I think I would be looking to ford the river
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I know many of the subscribers to this forum are well travelled so I thought I might pick a few brains regarding China. I am thinking of doing a month ...
I have the Cascade 75L... great pack.... I don't think I have been on any longer than a three-day trip with it. :-/
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Hi, I am also from the Britain looking to do the north island Te Araroa starting in January. Am happy to solo but a partner would be great. I am ...
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it did, they arent on mt cook, they are beneath the footstool which is opposite the hooker valley from Mt cook

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