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found https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/112178733/search-under-way-for-missing-tramper-missing-in-canterbury-high-country
I also remember this event quite clearly. On many occasions I marched, ran or swaggered past a memorial to those lost. I've also developed friendships with many people who were involved, and still reliving those ...
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This is hilarious for anyone who's been around American long-distance hikers haha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oxpObyS4DE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0QHNVKdw_UitisIo7Z_HxizBxWlgmwV7LKrJIm73GZsV91sE_zHNQ093I
Glen Currie has started a Facebook page called Mount Somers Walkway and made me an administrator.For a number of reasons,this will be temporary for me and someone else will pick up the baton.The Mt Somers ...
I pick and choose what threads to read. If I don't like the thread or it is of no interest to me - or if a boring know-all is relentlessly posting, then I don't read ...
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Car hire - can work out cheaper than shuttle and infinitely more flexible.
With respect to the Moderators tolerance so far, I'm dropping out of this thread. I'm more likely to mail respond if something comes up.
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No, I have often wondered myself about that
All the best with the shoulder recovery. I heard that ski field first aid posts could relocate a shoulder by telling the injured snowboarder etc. to take off their jacket! I think it has to ...
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the stats in the report arent much use, they dont discriminate on the severity of the injury and they don't factor in how much more likely people might be getting injured than if you take ...
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A trip leader from a previous tramping club I was in some 30 years ago lead us astray quite spectacularly in the Ruahinis. This was some 30 years ago or more. Cant remember which hut ...
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Space junk now ?!. On a 557 day orbit around the Sun. ""Elon Musk sent a $100K Tesla Roadster to space a year ago. It has now travelled farther than any other car in history."" ""In ...
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I thought that was the pasta test - Throw it at the wall. If it sticks it's primo ?.
After reading this thread and then watching a couple of young ladies wolf dcwn half a pint of cream with their muesli, I resisted the urge to ask for a splash in my black coffee.
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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 and relevant and the digital ...
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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 looking this guy.
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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 they think they are fine, ...
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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 as it is well marked ...
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 maps. As an interactive cultural ...
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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 stays in some huts with ...
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 a full rehearsal for them ...
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 haven't been tested on a ...
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