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Wilderness

Jan 01 2020
Magazine

Each issue of Wilderness takes its readers to the most beautiful areas in New Zealand, whether by foot, mountain bike, sea kayak, raft, pony or dream.

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Wilderness NZ

PIGEON POST

Letter of the month

RED ROCKS OF NEW ZEALAND • In the December 2019 issue, expat American Matt Kambic lamented that since moving to New Zealand he had not seen many red rocks – a much-loved feature of the hiking landscape in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. We asked readers to help Matt overcome his homesickness for red rock, and here’s what they delivered.

Your Trips, YOUR PIX • WHAT DID YOU AND YOUR FAMILY GET UP TO LAST WEEKEND?

WALK SHORTS

SARAH MAY LITTLE A TIMELINE OF A HIKER’S FEET

A FALL FROM MT ROLLESTON • Christchurch climber Lauren Smith shares her death-defying escape from a 600m fall near Arthur’s Pass

The prizes • Thanks to our sponsors, we’re able to offer each of our three winners an amazing outdoor experience that will provide lifelong memories – not to mention more great photo opportunities.

TAKING THE HARDEST road for MENTAL HEALTH • Raglan teacher Dave Williams is tackling seven sea-to-summits to raise money and awareness for mental health.

THE ONLY GOOD STOAT IS A DEAD STOAT • Do New Zealanders need to rethink the way they talk about predator control? Bee Thompson thinks so

Your 2020 TRAMPING HOROSCOPE • What does your tramping year have in store for you? Ricky French consulted the stars to find out

THE COURAGE IN TURNING BACK • Giving up is one of the hardest decisions a tramper can make, but knowing when to turn back is what makes a good tramper.

PEAK TO PUB • Nothing beats a cold beverage and a hearty meal after a day in the hills. Luckily, New Zealand’s mountains and pubs go together like mince and cheese.

THE SEARCH FOR A NATIONAL ICON • Few New Zealanders have seen kiwi in the wild, but the experience should be on everyone's bucket list.

WHERE TO SPOT KIWI

SEE MORE… DOC’S BEST HUTS • Six of the best newly-built DOC huts that are perfect for family getaways, by Shaun Barnett

POPULAR, PALATIAL and BRAND NEW • Powell Hut, Tararua Forest Park

LOOP THE LOOP • Arthur Range Loop, Kahurangi National Park

WILD TRIPS SIDE-TRACKED AT LAGOON SADDLE • Mid Hill tarns, Arthur’s Pass National Park

INTO THE WILD WEST • Around the Mountain Circuit, Egmont National Park

INTO THE CLOUDS • Mt Fox tarns, Westland/Tai Poutini National Park

A PLACE to rest • Te Whare Okioki, Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park

Unrivalled in EVERY ASPECT • Pat Barrett describes the Travers-Sabine circuit in Nelson Lakes National Park

Ruahine CORNERED • Shaun Barnett visits one of the North Island’s best tramping destinations

THERE’S more than ONE WAY to SKIN the ST JAMES • DAVE MITCHELL rides the St James Cycle Trail and details all the options for overnight stays

WILD FILE

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO TRAMPING WITH YOUR KIDS • Jo Stilwell shares her experience of more than 25 years of tramping with her children and offers advice for parents wanting to get out there with their own kids

GREAT WALKS ARE FOR EVERYONE • Pat Barrett has shared his love of the outdoors with his three daughters, including Dominique who has Down Syndrome – but this hasn’t prevented the Barretts from experiencing many of the Great Walks together

WHAT THE OUTDOORS MEANS TO ME • Bernadette Barrett, aged 16, says tramping is one of the most beneficial pastimes she has

HOW TO GET YOUR KIDS INTO MOUNTAIN BIKING • Marios Gavalas and his 16-year-old daughter Maya share how they went from riding through puddles to completing multi-day rides together.

THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT • How...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 100 Publisher: Lifestyle Publishing Ltd Edition: Jan 01 2020

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: December 23, 2019

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OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

Each issue of Wilderness takes its readers to the most beautiful areas in New Zealand, whether by foot, mountain bike, sea kayak, raft, pony or dream.

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Wilderness NZ

PIGEON POST

Letter of the month

RED ROCKS OF NEW ZEALAND • In the December 2019 issue, expat American Matt Kambic lamented that since moving to New Zealand he had not seen many red rocks – a much-loved feature of the hiking landscape in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. We asked readers to help Matt overcome his homesickness for red rock, and here’s what they delivered.

Your Trips, YOUR PIX • WHAT DID YOU AND YOUR FAMILY GET UP TO LAST WEEKEND?

WALK SHORTS

SARAH MAY LITTLE A TIMELINE OF A HIKER’S FEET

A FALL FROM MT ROLLESTON • Christchurch climber Lauren Smith shares her death-defying escape from a 600m fall near Arthur’s Pass

The prizes • Thanks to our sponsors, we’re able to offer each of our three winners an amazing outdoor experience that will provide lifelong memories – not to mention more great photo opportunities.

TAKING THE HARDEST road for MENTAL HEALTH • Raglan teacher Dave Williams is tackling seven sea-to-summits to raise money and awareness for mental health.

THE ONLY GOOD STOAT IS A DEAD STOAT • Do New Zealanders need to rethink the way they talk about predator control? Bee Thompson thinks so

Your 2020 TRAMPING HOROSCOPE • What does your tramping year have in store for you? Ricky French consulted the stars to find out

THE COURAGE IN TURNING BACK • Giving up is one of the hardest decisions a tramper can make, but knowing when to turn back is what makes a good tramper.

PEAK TO PUB • Nothing beats a cold beverage and a hearty meal after a day in the hills. Luckily, New Zealand’s mountains and pubs go together like mince and cheese.

THE SEARCH FOR A NATIONAL ICON • Few New Zealanders have seen kiwi in the wild, but the experience should be on everyone's bucket list.

WHERE TO SPOT KIWI

SEE MORE… DOC’S BEST HUTS • Six of the best newly-built DOC huts that are perfect for family getaways, by Shaun Barnett

POPULAR, PALATIAL and BRAND NEW • Powell Hut, Tararua Forest Park

LOOP THE LOOP • Arthur Range Loop, Kahurangi National Park

WILD TRIPS SIDE-TRACKED AT LAGOON SADDLE • Mid Hill tarns, Arthur’s Pass National Park

INTO THE WILD WEST • Around the Mountain Circuit, Egmont National Park

INTO THE CLOUDS • Mt Fox tarns, Westland/Tai Poutini National Park

A PLACE to rest • Te Whare Okioki, Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park

Unrivalled in EVERY ASPECT • Pat Barrett describes the Travers-Sabine circuit in Nelson Lakes National Park

Ruahine CORNERED • Shaun Barnett visits one of the North Island’s best tramping destinations

THERE’S more than ONE WAY to SKIN the ST JAMES • DAVE MITCHELL rides the St James Cycle Trail and details all the options for overnight stays

WILD FILE

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO TRAMPING WITH YOUR KIDS • Jo Stilwell shares her experience of more than 25 years of tramping with her children and offers advice for parents wanting to get out there with their own kids

GREAT WALKS ARE FOR EVERYONE • Pat Barrett has shared his love of the outdoors with his three daughters, including Dominique who has Down Syndrome – but this hasn’t prevented the Barretts from experiencing many of the Great Walks together

WHAT THE OUTDOORS MEANS TO ME • Bernadette Barrett, aged 16, says tramping is one of the most beneficial pastimes she has

HOW TO GET YOUR KIDS INTO MOUNTAIN BIKING • Marios Gavalas and his 16-year-old daughter Maya share how they went from riding through puddles to completing multi-day rides together.

THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT • How...


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