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@gaiters, Rather eloquently put "an ugly part of a beautiful range". This link https://trippytramping.blogspot.com/2012/03/northen-taurarua-huts.html has a name and phone number for access from about 6-7 years ago.
look at the australian who was rescued from Mt aspiring recently when he has come over here he has gone for ambitious well known but difficult routes that have turned to ...
I am never a fan of private messaging, because if others are interested in a topic and happen upon a forum thread and the answer was hidden away in a ...
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ODT is owned by Allied Press. Not part of the Stuff/Fairfax swamp.
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Yup - its very accessible and easy walking - so like Abel Tasman - tends to get very very busy. Tenting will definitely make things more enjoyable for you.
Yes that is it ,and it's open hunting all way from the divide to the saddle.
Very nice photos!
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Hi mikiejhinton. Thanks for the advice & encouragement. Funnily enough, I considered doing an alpine course 4-5 years ago to expand my reach (so to speak), but none of my usual ...
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Camped on top of mid King around this time of the year a few years ago. She was as cold as a brass monkeys. Tarn was frozen over. Its a ...
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surveys still show a reasonale percentage of tourists are here because of lord of the rings and hobbit movies and various other movies, the latest mission impossible movie was shot ...
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Looks like the Wakarara Rd to Makaroro River access is open again: https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/manawatu-whanganui/places/ruahine-forest-park/things-to-do/tracks/wakarara-road-end-routes/ "From the carpark, follow a poled route (marked with orange track markers) along the farmers fence line and through ...
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I have been over Unknown Col, from the Unknown to the Mathias. We did it in early summer (Dec-Jan), when the upper Unknown valley was full of avalanche debris - ...
Thanks for the pic aardvark. Yes glennj I would take a pair of gymies for this as I need dry boots for winter hunting.
Thats quite true. Part of this though is the fact that a land owner might ask why he has to provide access when his neighbor doesn't. Some of this comes ...
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tourism in otago is massive and highly developed, the scenery is as good as you'll find anywhere, the infrastructure is good, you can fly into queenstown and its a short ...
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> Therefore whilst we can make a reasonable guesstimate of how much GST tourists pay during their visits there is no way in which how much actually gets to the ...
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No search button to pop up the next available booking on this new version, but pretty easy otherwise. Can book track & transport. Would pay to have it thought out ...
Thanks for all that. Walked the Poteriteri loop clockwise so didn't hit the high stuff till today. Snow down to about 800m coming out over The Hump. Horrible stuff - ...
I've done the inca trail, and the three day trek seemed pretty well sorted. It felt like there was very few tourists along the way because of the way they ...
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Thanks Yarmoss, will do. much appreciated
As said earlier, I support a border levy and increased money from central government. The split pricing makes foreigners feel picked on as they don’t consider the tax contribution Kiwis ...
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OK thanks all - I obviously got a bit confused re: where the topomap labels the location of the Waiohine Pinnacles. I wont be going over these after all as ...
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Cheers for the Info guys. I have just returned from my trip. I ended up walking up to Shelter Rock hut for the first night and there was a heap of snow ...
No worries at all. I understand what you saying and of course no one has the desire that hikers get hurt of lost. I've been hiking in NZ in the last 5 years ...
mt taranaki and ngauruhoe are notorious for boilerplate hard ice and people taking unstoppable slides, often resulting in serious injury or death... ... upper ruapehu can have it as well... with ...
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