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not sure anymore, there was a water taxi service that was the main go to one that quit. people are saying its hard to get hold of another service provider. theres complaints ...
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I don't know about quite a bit, but maybe a little more difficult. I was glad to rest at Dunn's Ck on the way through as I had come from ...
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Douglas Pass is just a dawdle, or you can make a round trip by climbing The Gladiator. Get yourself a copy of Moirs Guide North for everything you ever wanted ...
I take guided day trips up there, and as far as bang for your buck goes, you really can't go past a simple stroll down to the Tasman Glacier lake ...
DOC wanted to get a great walk in in the north for easier access for the bigger population... easier said than done since there's a lot of conditions that need ...
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Thanks for the advice. I haven't tried DoC yet as my success rate has been low over the years (often no-one answers the phone), but will give them a ring ...
Hi there, I'm looking to do some tramping in the Tangihua forest within the next few weeks. Has anyone been there recently that can offer some information on the condition ...
@giuseppe23 easy mistake to make when you look at @madpom's avatar photo... :smile:
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Kids sick these holidays :-( but we will try for a Sunday in August and bunk school on the Monday :-) Thanks for the info everyone
Thanks Phil. had been thinking about a weekend there shortly but weather not looking so great now.
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Hi Gregor I remember the trig on the summit of Phyllis Fell and I see there is a trig marked on Spot Height 1582. When we were there it was an ...
I've done the track twice and both times hiked north to Wanui Bay from Marahau, but would actually recommend the reverse, ending at Wanui Bay is pretty meh, then you ...
Thanks @Ian_H and @Yarmoss Looks like I'll think about doing this later in the year getting closer to summer.
@izogi Yes that's Pinnacle Spur alright. The contour lines match up perfectly.
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I reckon it would be possible as there are no restrictions on camping along the trail except in Northland I think. Others will be better informed than I am. You ...
My understanding is that groups of hunters are only allowed to stay at the hut for 3 days in a row and must otherwise camp when others are there and ...
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When I did it we went from east to west which I think is great because walking down next to the beach is a beautiful way to finish the trip. What ...
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@James the Giant: thanks, I'll pass that on to longtack in case he hasn't seen this post.
Nice one - sounds like a great trip. Carrington hut is nice and big - its a great place for many people to turn up and then go their own ...
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ive done a full circle on a ridge traverse on a saddle before... in bad weather the formed track disappears at south crater. if you pick up other queues there ...
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The 2 saddles are barely alpine passes and are pretty easy to manage.In fact they are both still in the tree line at the top of each one.Ada Pass had ...
Yeah I've done the Abel Tasman Inland Track teamed with the Coastal Track, and it's certainly a super walk out of season, when the coastal track can be reasonably quiet ...
Probably not helpful, maybe 15years I was doing a recce for a club on the new NS track. I stopped for lunch and the earth started shaking, initially thought earthquake, ...
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I’d like to do the section from Whangarei heads north to Russell one day. Have done plenty of overnight trips in the middle part here.
Going back for another go this weekend. I have been told very recently that most of the wreckage was recovered around 20 years ago. Apparently this can be found in ...
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