Exact dates in December 2022 TBD. A SCAR (self contained adventure racing) event. Cruise around the Hollyford-Big Bay-Pyke circuit utilizing a packraft.
Exact dates in January 2022 TBD. This is part of our SCAR series, but feels more like an adventure race than the Big Hollyday because of the numerous route choices. Teams of two to four will trek and paddle their way from a start somewhere in Fiordland to a finish line somewhere else.
A group of Packrafters take to this pristine north island river to see just why it was recommended for a water conservation order
In Part II of a 10-day traverse, two friends hike and kayak their way to the finish line. Offering Dennis a second shot to finish the Coast to Coast Race and Stefan the chance to complete a trip of a lifetime, the loss of a few toenails proved more than worth it.
What happens when your life-long hobby becomes your profession? For Richard Sidey, he began to lose the spark for his once beloved hobby. He shares how through clear purpose, technology, and a few easy to follow steps, he finds a way to rekindle his love of adventure photography.
The Packrafting Association of NZ is running its annual meetup in Hanmer Springs this January. Come and meet other packrafters, join workshops on safety, skills and techniques, hear presentations about packrafting and demo some new boats! Plus there's plenty to do for anyone in the family who doesn't packraft; hot pools, mountain biking, tramping, fishing..... [...]
PRANZ will be hosting the 2018 meetup in Te Anau this march. There will be workshops and river trips through the weekend, and hopefully lots of un-official trips with new friends in the week afterwards. All the information about the meetup is on the PRANZ website.
Not just for adventure racers or soliders any more; packrafters beware! Timothy Hargrave gives us the low down on rotting feet in Fiordland.
A remote West Coast river, packrafting, rain, a lack of information about paddling descents; for Chris Abel, it was hard to think of more exciting ingredients for an adventure.
The seed was planted for this trip a couple of years ago, when my sister and I were was told that there was a glacier in the Olivine Ranges named after our late grandfather, John Findlay.