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I'd change your day 4 to spend the day checking out Crucible Lake and overnight at Siberia hut again or walk down to Kerin Forks hut for that night. Then to ...
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the wind regularly gets above 20 knots down there, its been blowing over 100km recently
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One thing you can always do with the Heaphy is do it back to back. Start from Brown Hut, spend a rest day in Karamea, then head back. You can mix up ...
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Great! I’m planning to just follow the crossing track back to Whakapapa. Figure the loop will be a longish day.
Ruahine thanks for your help - much appreciated.
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Thanks everyone!
Thanks Berend. I've also got the book "Pioneers of Martins Bay", an old 1947 book by a adult who grew up there as a child. She describes her amazement at ...
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CTC link has changed, it is now: http://www.ctc.org.nz/index.php/trip-reports?goto=tripreports%2F155
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Had a go at finding Ted's Track (runs between the Blowhard and the Bypass Tracks on Mt Richardson). We couldn't find the top end but found the start of it ...
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I hear and see them very often e.g. 2 weeks ago in the Otehake. I dread their coming to us if we're camping and have learnt to repel them by ...
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has anyone been to lake Adelaide recently from the Moraine Crk ( Hollyford Rd End ) ? Whats the state of the track ? Windfalls / well marked etc
If it hasn’t been raining in 24 hours the crossings are fine, the bigger ones are all bridged with 3 wire bridges. Of coarse, this is southern Fiordland where that means ...
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fwiw,when you get to the Cascade using the 4wd track,go downstream. for a few hundred yards to find a fine gravelled crossing.In average flows this is crutch deep but quite ...
Yikes, thats one way to do it Wayno!
@Cabbage: thanks for that. We've been concentrating on the track work.
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Hi , can someone tell me roughly how long the track from Bog Inn to Waihaha hut takes to walk please? Its part of the TA trail and looks like ...
i'm not saying dont use electronic devices, yes they are valuable tools, but have a backup to them and know how to use them as well and you'll be a ...
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Yeah definately stick to the South Island. I'd fly in/out of either Christchurch or Queenstown.I'm not sure of the best fly fishing rivers but you cant go wrong with Mt Aspiring ...
Frank and I walked both sections of the missing link track today and it is just as Madpom describes above except I didn't notice any tape on the southern track ...
I did 5 pack float crossings up the Waiohine Gorge about 12 years ago. It was great fun doing it with a few people, linked up in a line. As ...
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@JETNZ >All summits over 2,900 m are within a 10-mile radius of Aoraki / Mount Cook. Except Mt Aspiring :smile:
mackinnon pass is a wind tunnel, he weather can be vicious... was blowing around 80k when i was there, the only place on the track it was blowing much.. the ...
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This term "goblin forest" as pointed out above is more attributable to the type of stunted mossy trees that grow at a certain altitude in many parts of NZ - ...
Yes, I'm casting a spell now to turn agentben into a pile of dog poos... I've had a bit of ongaonga coming out the Waimea in Mount Richmond FP. Not fun; ...
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I have seen the new NZ Mountain Safety Council Alpine Tramping Series videos that are on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHy_76uW0tFx2RWtHXpuotQ) mentioned in passing here but no thread about them. I think they are ...
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