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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
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'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
Without a doubt, this country's worst ever wildlife smuggler was Frederick Robert Angell, or Freddie Angell as he became universally known. Operating in New Zealand during the entire 1990s and a ...
I read both books (and many others including one by Simon 'slasher' Yates). He is a very humorous writer and Joe Simpson is a good writer, having qualifications in English ...
@si-dog sounds very sad... Can I ask you what happened ?
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"The ash has nothing to do with the smoke taste. It's the filtration method." @Berend, please elaborate.
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... and because Australian native animals have co-evolved with naturally occurring 1080, they have a resistance to the poison (at Aus dosage rates) and are very unlikely to be killed ...
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https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/doc-recording-incidents-following-spike-in-violent-threats-staff-ive-been-told-need-eliminated The Department of Conservation (DOC) is so concerned about threats of violence against staff that it has started taking a record of incidents. Most of the threatening behaviour is related to ...
Good luck with this Geeves - I am thinking of doing something very similar. I'm kinda over wellington. Thank god for the Tararuas.....
I see NZ MountainSafety Council have just published a TAC video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bSomNPT2zQ
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the wallis's don't necessarily have anything to do with maintaining their helicopters. its a specialist job often performed by a different company to the company that operates the helicopters and employs ...
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Those Garmin Rhino GPS's sound like a game changer.
I've been doing first aid courses regularly since I was a teenager but not for a while though. During my time as a Mtn Safety instructor, we did them annually. ...
Kia ora e hoa mā, @Exilr, the first forum rule is that we respect the community values. The sixth community value is that we respect Māori beliefs, rights, and values. @Gaiters ...
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All great walks are free. It only costs if you want to stop overnight.
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in a dark forest you tend to become colour blind, it can be hard to tell what the real colout is, plenty of people been shot wearing high vis colours ...
>World wide nearly 5 times as many people are killed by herbivorous animals than by carnivores. I would disagree. Mosquitos are the most deadly animals to people, sucking peoples blood makes ...
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