How to decide which is the right tramping stove for you

How to decide which is the right tramping stove for you

When you’re tramping, do you look forward to a nice hot cooked meal at night and a hot brew in the morning? If so, you’ll need to bring a tramping stove. But what kind of stove you need depends on a few different factors. Read on to find out things you should think...
Survival thanks to a PLB

Survival thanks to a PLB

TRAMPER SUFFERING HEART ATTACK IS RESCUED AFTER ACTIVATION OF PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACONWe were four very experienced trampers heading over to the West Coast for a weekend trip. The plan was to drive to Hokitika, on to the start of the track and walk in to Boo Boo Hut...
What’s in my pack – winter day trip

What’s in my pack – winter day trip

It seems that Mother Nature is screaming from the top of all those crisp white peaks that Winter is well and truly here. Day trips had already become shorter with lesser daylight hours, now with the arrival of all this snow in Canterbury more layers, and more...