lloydy

Mainly sea kayaking with with some tramping since knee injuries limited mtn biking and cycling.

Plenty of experience walking/cycling and camping in UK (Scotland/N Wales/Lakes), Alps, Central and Southern America.

Lynch Stream - Sailors Grave

Lynch Stream - Sailors Grave

Interesting walk through bush and streams to the coast, then stunning beach (Otara Beach) and coastal scenery to Sailors Grave. It's usually done by reversing the same route (unless you've two cars) as it's equally interesting in reverse.   More ▶︎
  • lloydylloydy discussed Waterproof Tarp for NZ rain 15 November 201715 November 2017.
    Thanks for the original link, I didn't realize those guys delivered to NZ, or least didn't when I looked to ...
  • lloydylloydy discussed How to identify nz made macpac tents. 11 February 201711 February 2017.
    Many outdoor brands advertise designed in the UK, US or where ever, with smaller writing identifying where it was made. To ...
  • lloydylloydy discussed lake manapouri-hope arm hut to monument track 9 August 20169 August 2016.
    Hi, I walked the monument from the beach when camping and kayaking on the Lake last year. I don't recall ...
  • lloydylloydy discussed Gaiter Heath Robinsons 2 August 20162 August 2016.
    Yeah the under shoe band fits easy enough as it's a Velcro fasting on both sides, so will be very ...
  • lloydylloydy discussed Sleeping bags for summer use 16 May 201616 May 2016.
    For summer use I'd recommend a sleeping quilt, I got one last year from Polish outfit recommended by Ian above http://sleepingbags-cumulus.eu/uk/categories/sleeping-systems?cms_user=51cafb6d700077fe4e914590152c7f51 the
  • lloydylloydy discussed I need help choosing a tent. 9 March 20169 March 2016.
    I'd recommend the Wild Country Zephyros 2 Lite tent from these guys, there's also plenty of other lightweight options to ...
  • lloydylloydy discussed Solo Kayaking in Hauraki Gulf - Am I Nuts? 17 February 201617 February 2016.
    No, not mad at all. I do plenty of sea kayaking from Auckland's eastern coast, a tad further south from
  • lloydylloydy added the photograph, Otara Beach 14 January 201614 January 2016.
    Otara Beach
  • lloydylloydy added the track, Lynch Stream - Sailors Grave 14 January 201614 January 2016.
    Interesting walk through bush and streams to the coast, then stunning beach (Otara Beach) and coastal scenery to Sailors Grave. It's ...
  • lloydylloydy discussed Tramping vs Hiking trends 23 November 201523 November 2015.
    Tramping is clearly an NZ term, but as Brit who's been here 8 years it's one I most comfortable with ...
  • lloydylloydy discussed RE: Sleeping Bag for January - February 7 November 20097 November 2009.
    You'd be roasting in full winter bag in Jan/Feb for sure, especially if you're staying in huts. In late Feb/Mar ...
  • lloydy discussed Topo for Computer/GPS 5 January 20095 January 2009.
    Hi, I have the North Island Topo maps on computer, Memory Map and I'm looking to get the South Island too. Before
  • lloydy discussed RE: 1 person tents 9 December 20089 December 2008.
    One of the lightest double skinned tent (and I don't know about NZ yet, but single skinned tents are virtually ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: Could you suggest a route? please... 28 September 200828 September 2008.
    '....well there are pathways on some, but stray slightly off them and you get your head bitten off by some ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: Could you suggest a route? please... 26 September 200826 September 2008.
    '...Ye you dont really have any right to walk on farmland here too...' not sure about that, there's an excellent network ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: Backpack liner 16 September 200816 September 2008.
    I'd agree with Haqii above, I'm no great fan of a waterproof liner, it just makes it more difficult finding ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: boots versus shoes 16 September 200816 September 2008.
    I'm a definite advocate of shoes, and do virtually all my walking in them rather than boots. They are much ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: So, where are you tramping over the weekend? 3 September 20083 September 2008.
    I agree re: the excellent network of mountain cafes in the Alps, particularly Switzerland, usually reasonable value too and not ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: Gaiters or Overpants 23 July 200823 July 2008.
    I try to avoid both, but usually bring along a lightweight pair of overtrousers, paclite ones and don't weigh much. It ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: Pack sizes 23 July 200823 July 2008.
    Really depends how long you're going for, and what type of weather you're expecting. With today's advance in gear, lighter ...
  • lloydy discussed RE: Peak Bagging 23 June 200823 June 2008.
    Having just moved from the UK, that's an interesting site there, hope to include a few of these. It's nice to
  • lloydy discussed Walks - driving distance of Auckalnd with views 22 June 200822 June 2008.
    Hi, I'm new to Auckland and NZ, from the UK where I used to do plenty of hill walking, mountain biking ...
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