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If you’ve followed this blog for a while, you might have noticed me comment occasionally about ways in which the NZ Department of Conservation’s safety policies influence an experience in the back-country. I refer to things such as asset numbers … Continue reading
Last weekend, when four of us bailed out of our trip through Leon Kinvig Hut in the Ruahines, part of the reasoning was the weather forecast. All things considered I think we made a good decision, and it started me … Continue reading
Here’s a slice of history: From Evening Post, Volume CIII, Issue 137, 13 June 1922, Page 8: MISSING TRAMPERS Two Wellington youths, who set out to cross the Tararuas last Thursday morning, have not since been heard of, and their … Continue reading
A clouded in Kime Hut on the exposed tops of the Southern Crossing, Tararua Range. fallacy [fal-uh-see]. 1. a deceptive, misleading, or false notion, belief, etc.: That the world is flat was at one time a popular fallacy.. 2. a … Continue reading
I had a free weekend and I realised that I hadn’t been to the Tararuas for about six months! Don’t ask me how this happened because it’s my favourite mountain range. Since I had the time, I made up my … Continue reading
Having an ice axe attached to your pack makes you look cool. Therefore, what better way to spend Easter than four days in Nelson Lakes National Park with an ice axe, and also with people who are friends? Well, there … Continue reading