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Gee, I must be on another planet then. I find the magazine is pretty good. There's no comparison between it and the Australian equivalent. I think the Wilderness articles are interesting ...
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In short, bludgers, no; people in need, yes. As per my story in the other current thread about meeting ill-prepared people in the bush, a tramper stumbled into Doubtless Hut @ ...
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yup double win there, they dont have to carry the weight and they know other people are likely to bale them out... the answer is don't bale them out and ...
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Early voyages off the top of my head. Tramping in steel toe work boots. Four sausages and four slices of bread between me and my Cousin. Carrying a hatchet and handsaw. Having ...
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Yeah. Ha ha guys !. Usually stop for coffees etc when with a car pool. Dragging yourself out of the car and unfolding is the hardest part of the trip.
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Just another update in the facebook page LANDSAR new zeland. They showing a video of search and rescue team on top of the ranges with an atrocious wind while they were ...
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neck, theres a soft case for it that lets you attach it on to a belt or strap with webbing straps
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people are so used to mobile saturation in populated areas, they dont realise how much infrastructure is required to get that saturation, people get some coverage in the mountains and ...
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Also see this thread from 2014. https://tramper.nz/forums/thread/3703
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Thanks everyone. Much appreciated. Si-dog: The Kaipararo plane wreck track is near the bush edge of Mt Kaipararo, accessed from Kaipararo road end. Track to it is easy to find ...
What do maps do? That seems easy: they locate you in space. But they can also put you in time. Ngāi Tahu's innovative Kā Huru Manu is one of those ...
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Maggie & I had 16 days on our backs winter 2013 for the Hollyford/Pyke but extended to 18 days with a surprise junkfood airdrop at Big Bay.Lot of exploring,2 night ...
Took some mates out recently for an overnighter in Aussie. Nothing like NZ and not many loos around. Had no idea about pooing in the woods and had to do ...
David Barnes has written a series of short articles for the FMC website wilderlife.nz about the differences between the differing classifications of conservation areas. https://wilderlife.nz/author/david-barnes/
I've had mixed success taping toes up too. Currently trying light weight Injinji toe-socks as a sock liner. They are also made of Coolmax polyester. So far so good but ...
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Just an FYI on sales in general - end of season clearance is the best time to get usually the best price on any outdoor gear. Most companies will clear ...
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We were planning on tenting (but taking hut tickets just in case). And yes, I expect it to be fairly busy, but hopefully with a tent we'll keep it reasonably quiet. Thanks ...
Just got back from the Travers-Sabine. Took my parents for their first decent tramp in quite a few years, they had a blast. Perfect weather and they got to tick ...
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Hi tararua 1, wondering how you got on with this trip? Am looking at doing similar in early march 2019 so would be keen for some advice about certain aspects ...
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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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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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 ...
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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