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one span is completely gone.... I loaded a photo here but I cant find it now
The Whangaehu River bridge was out of action a month ago but may have been repaired by now. The alternative route requires you to cross it further up, which is ...
we were told by doc via email just 4 days ago to park in whakapapa village.
@biship: I'm sure the last 2-3km in the dark will be fine.
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You need sufficient shelter to protect yourself from hypothermia if you're injured, until rescue. For me that would be a fly or tent.
some of them are doing long miles each day, if you've got a lot of miles to do, it might be too irritating to follow a roundabout track that looks ...
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Hi everyone, Three of us are landing in Queenstown late Feb 24th, and flying out again on Sunday 4th March. So we have 7 full days and 8 nights to ...
Yeah @BdeB. saw your mugshot & name in the Mountain Scene today whilst waiting for my fish supper. World famous in Wanaka
You need to allow for 2 full days. As with any tramping in NZ, you should build in a sufficient safety margin to cope with injury, high rivers/streams, slower travel ...
Trip report for thus trip written up here with a few pics http://tramper.nz/16576 Route guide at: http://routeguides.co.nz/trips/892 Thanks to those giving advice ... both recently and a few years back when I originally planned ...
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/100923897/doc-huts-running-out-of-water
Thanks, tramperjoe, I wondered about pt1468; the topo flattens out so it's an obvious area to look for a campsite (and tarns) but most of the GE snapshots are snow-covered ...
There has been a report of blocked access to Hauhungatahi from Erua Road. Has anybody experienced this? Despite appearances, the legal road does not go to the railway line, and trampers ...
Doc Nelson have a marked up topo map, a picture is worth a 1000 words, but take first right after Boundary Creek on "main" valley road. At first intersection after ...
Hi, I'm looking to do the track around mt. Taranaki next month. I was wondering if there's usually coverage for mobile phones on all sides of the mountain. Does anybody have experience ...
Te Rereatukahia is definitely a great hut, and if you just climb about 15 minutes from the hut to the nearest hill top (on the way to Wahine rock, point ...
Thanks for letting us know, might go there in March :)
Sunrise is before 6am, so if you are prepared to start at dawn you should have plenty of daylight time.
BTW my 14 year old brother and his mate did the Otehake Edwards trip way back in 1970 all by themselves. He'd done the trip with our Dad and our ...
Maybe on a sunny day after a long fine spell it might be ok, just sticking to the stream. A long bouldery staircase just like Emily Creek. But then you ...
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Cool, ill probably park at the campground. As long as i don't leave anything valuable in the ute I should be rite. Looked at the council parks website and found a ...
same as the route to powell hut that went over "pig flat" through all the mud,,, which has now been filled in with the new track which adds stairs to the ...
Your stories are amazing guys. Thank you.
To summarise you need something capable of receiving SSB (also known as USB or BFO) including the 3345 kHz and 3261 kHz frequencies (Upper Side Band) of the North Island and ...
For a major Tararua Route (The Southern Crossing) some sections of track from the puffer turn off to Dobsons is appalling compared to other popular access areas in the park. ...
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