Trampers go the darnedest places, here Peter Lee-Johnson and his Katikati Tramping Club mates find a view in the southern Kaimai.Read More
I prefer a pikau to a pack, a tarp to a tent, and a simple one-piece stove to a pressurised blast furnace. Tiny alcohol burners fit this bill. They are easy to make and don't require expensive tools or project stock. A couple of soft-drink cans, a craft knife and some patience are all you need.
The P6 is an introductory 6 hour adventure race (run/walk/mountain bike/tubing) and the lite version, the P3, which has no mountain bike stage and is 3hrs instead of 6hrs! The event is based at a secret location (within 60 minutes of Auckland) which is revealed in the week of the event. Teams of 2 or […]
An in-depth course to teach skills and knowledge to enable safe navigation both in the bush and above the bushline. Suitable for all levels. 6 participants maximum. Classroom prep evening 6th November venue Hutt Valley Tramping Club, Lower Hutt. Walk and practice Sunday 12th Nov 2017 - Rimutaka Forest Park (TBC). Cost $50 per person. […]
Putting up a fly as an emergency shelter. Making a bivvy in the bush. Bring an orienteering compass (Silva) and challenge yourself to complete the day and night courses. Bring a lightweight dinner to cook in your billies over your own little gas cookers. Enjoy the open fire – bring something delicious to cook on […]