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Trip: Four days of D’Urville, Moss Pass, Sabine, and an ice axe

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

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Trip: Penn Creek Hut on a rainy day

Last weekend we went to Penn Creek Hut in the western Tararuas. Dates: 1st – 3rd August, 2008 Location: Tararua Forest Park, Otaki Forks region. People: Craig, Fraser, Peter and me. Huts visited: Field Hut (1 night), Penn Creek Hut … Continue reading

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Trip: Purity, Pourangaki, Kelly Knight

I’d seen some weather maps during the Friday afternoon before we left on this trip, suggesting that a massive splodge of rain was heading for the approximate area of the central North Island. This was to be my first attempt … Continue reading

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