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I agree about Arthurs Pass being the most accessible alpine area from any of the ports you are visiting. Atomic Shuttles leaves Chch 7.15am and arrives Arthurs Pass 9.55am (on weekdays the Lyttleton red bus ...
I'm spending 2 days in rotorua before I hit the tracks. I was thinking about trying the hangi but now I think I'm going to try some of those easy meals instead!! I have an addicional problem. ...
Hi Matt i have used Jucy Rentals three times with no problems yet,as im going to use them in April 2009 again Head Office is in Christchurch for South Island and Auckland for the North ...
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At this time of year yes you may have some snow/ice it is important to remember that Mother Nature, Davide has a mind of her own and hence you have to plan accordingly. Personally I ...
Many thanks for the prompt answers.
How does one delete this thread. We completed the Ball Pass trip on Thursday 10/4 going from the campground @ Mt Cook Village via the Hooker valley to the Tasman. No crampons or axes necessary ...
Mueller Hut is an obvious one from Mount Cook, with views of the mountain itself. There's also an easy climb up Mt Ollivier from the hut. French Ridge Hut is also good. It would be ...
This site is an ongoing project, and information is added by members. Some older track entries have the track walking notes in a separate article which should be associated with the track. This is because ...
A good deal has been offered.
Oh, and how about scrambles (non-technical peak ascents), any information out there?
Dear All, Advice please. Visiting South Island in November. Based initially in Christchurch, then Twizel. Looking for advice/details etc for Day Walks/Hikes in both areas, within reasonable driving distance. Prefer something that gains altitu...
Hey there. I can't suggest any tramps that you will be able to see the sea but I know of a few that have great mountain scenery. There is the Rees/Dart which is a 67km ...
Around May I’m going to New Zealand for a year. While I’m there I want to do a lot of tramping. What I’m looking for are long tramps (say, 5 days or more) that are ...
As Matthew said, Go for Welcome Flat!! As with just about anything in New Zealand.. try to fit your plan in with the current weather, and the predicted(Whatever that is?) weather. If you're interested in ...
Hi all, I realize this forum is just starting out but I've decided to post my vacation questions. My wife and I are visiting New Zealand in Feb/Mar from Canada and we're looking for some memorable ...
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