One of the most popular and long standing columns in FMC’s bulletin publication. Robin McNeil explores opinions, techniques, trip reports, hints and tips with a healthy dose of satire and wit.
August 2020 Revisiting the Past
Uncle Jacko takes a deep dive into the past exploring what we learnt from the COVID-19 lockdowns and raising the question, "What do tourists really appreciate about New Zealand?" And as many trampers are well aware, the question of how much to pack is the perpetual challenge. Uncle Jacko tests out the idea of ‘going lightweight’ and discovers firsthand when lightweight crosses over into just not enough.