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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 ...
I was up the Dart looking at Slip Lake last week. For what its worth I saw one place only from Chinamans Bluff up as far as the Lake that ...
That area has a lot less rain than closer to the main divide. The next valley east, Castle Hill basin has a microclimate where I was told, it only rains ...
Thanks for the info.
Cheers! I will take another look based on new info (thanks guys) and will try again......
Dragons Teeth is spectacular
Here's a map, from DOC, showing in colour the car parking situation & options in & around Whakapapa Village. https://www.doc.govt.nz/globalassets/documents/about-doc/news/media-releases/tongariro-parking-map.pdf
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got John Bull's for farm work. used them in hillstramping and hunting, a lot, they are fine.
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my 2 cents-done the trip a few times,on the last we were nearing Grassy Flats when 2 runners barrelled through.At the hut,some hunters told us that they'd left Klondyke Corner ...
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Ah 'course, Whirinaki as a there and back again. Good plan. Thanks everyone for your suggestions and tips. Planning on late Nov. Will be beaut.
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Thanks waynowski. As per my post I have assessed this. I was also looking for information from someone on the ground, as opposed to information which can be easily found ...
Mt.Herbert must be the 'go to' for many. We often arrive in ChCh at midnight. We go to Mt.Herbert straight away. Then we go shopping, check into a motel just ...
Hi, many thanks for info
To my mind the main motivation for doing the circuit again would be for him to begin building his snow and ice experience in a setting where other variables are ...
https://www.doc.govt.nz/globalassets/documents/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/wanganui/manawatu-gorge-track-brochure.pdf https://www.doc.govt.nz/Documents/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/wanganui/manawatu-gorge-tracks-brochure.pdf These might help
i know there are a lot of competent hunters, and i'm sure they are around that area, but most of the ones i've personally come across around there I'd give ...
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Avalanche danger at "4 High Risk Very dangerous avalanche conditions" at the moment. Milford road has also been closed the last two days due to high avalanche danger. https://www.avalanche.net.nz/region/12 Quite typical conditions ...
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The day trip, with the extended leg, at Key Summit is very much worth it as well.
You gotta go past the bluffs to the south end of the lake. There's some flats there to pitch with the feeder stream for water. Can get pretty exposed.
Thanks guys, duly noted.
its pretty selfish and ignorant to use one around other people in a conservation park... they are highly irritating to be around when you're in a park... the noise, the ...
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ITS ILLEGAL TO FLY A DRONE IN NZ CONSERVATION PARKS WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL BEING GAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION. THIS APPROVAL IS NOT USUALLY GIVEN DUE TO THE ISSUES OF ...
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No camping allowed. https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/northland/places/cape-brett-and-whangamumu-area/things-to-do/cape-brett-hut/
Which track are you speaking of PhilipW? I have heard a number of nightmare stories about Bell track before I went, and then met people at the hut who confirmed ...
Thx si-dog. Will check out for sure. Found doc map little misleading (old track no go unfortunately as massive slip) walk in heavy going but walk out sweet. Thanks for reply ...
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