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Wilderness

Nov 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.

River safety

Wilderness

PIGEON POST

Letter of the month

Your Trips, YOUR PIX • What did you get up to last weekend?

WAIRARAPA LOOKS TO THE STARS

POPULAR POUAKAI HUT MOVES INTO ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM

BUSHCRAFT MANUAL TO BE DIGITISED

NEWS FROM WILDERNESS ONLINE • A summary of web-exclusive stories published at wildernessmag.co.nz recently

WILDERNESS PARTNERS WITH TE ARAROA TRAIL

CATCHER ON THE SKYLINE • A pest-trapping volunteer goes to extensive lengths to improve the Wellington bush for birds and people.

THANKS FOR THE MOUNTAIN MEMORIES, DAD • Each November Andrew Given climbs a mountain in remembrance of the person who helped him foster a love of the outdoors

See more… Huts named after PEOPLE • Huts are seldom named after people, but when they are they are well worth visiting.

Inspiring view of MT ASPIRING • Mt Tyndall north ridge, Mt Aspiring National Park

WILD FILE

INTO THE MANSON COUNTRY • Manson Country, Kaweka Forest Park

Of bunkers and beaches • Mākara Walkway, Wellington

FROGS, FOREST, and Family Fun • Leitch’s Hut, Whareorino Conservation Area

LORDING IT over Hanmer • Mt Percival, Hanmer Springs

COPLAND TRACK IS A CORKER • Welcome Flat Hut, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

OVER the mountain • While some walk the Round the Mountain Track, Peter Laurenson headed to Tongariro National Park with a different objective in mind: an ‘over the mountain circuit’

How to climb a busy Mt Taranaki • Having completed multiple ascents in all seasons, Peter Laurenson knows how to best enjoy a summer climb of Mt Taranaki

HOW GIVING UP EVERYTHING TO CYCLE 45,000km GAVE US THE WORLD • MARK WATSON SHARES HOW A BICYCLE JOURNEY OF 45,000KM UNFOLDED AND WHAT HE LEARNED FROM FOUR YEARS ON THE ROAD BIKEPACKING FROM ALASKA TO PATAGONIA

Over troubled WATERS • NEW ZEALAND’S RIVERS ARE BEAUTIFUL, PLENTIFUL AND DANGEROUS, AND A LITTLE RESPECT GOES A LONG WAY IN STAYING SAFE.

THE FOUR QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE CROSSING

PREPARING TO CROSS A RIVER

Mexican BEANS • Spice up your hike with these Mexican beans.

BOTANY FOR TRAMPERS • Useful plants that will help you level up your tramping game.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION • If you know your location on the track, you will know how far you have walked and how far it is to your destination.

IN-TENTS MOMENTS IN THE HILLS • Peter Clough takes us on a tenting trip down memory lane

WILD GEAR GEAR FAVOURITES OF THE GUIDES • Outdoor guides choose their favourite piece of kit, by Alistair Hall

HIGH-POWERED HEADLAMPS

FIRST LOOK REVIEWS • Wilderness reviews one of the cheapest inflatable mattresses you can buy and a pair of the most expensive boots you can find

BROKEN IN • Wilderness staff and gear reviewers test their kit for you.

WHAT’S IN MY PACK Ben Sinclair • Ben Sinclair runs outdoor retailer Living Simply and spends his days helping his customers choose the right gear. Here’s what he chooses for himself

WILD GEAR 2020’S BEST DAYPACKS • For short-duration trips, you need a day-pack that can hold your essentials and help you achieve your objective – whether that’s a day on the tops or in the bush.

2020’S THREE-SEASON TENTS • Summer camping trips are made infinitely better with a purpose-built three-season tent featuring plenty of ventilation, mesh canopies and multiple pitching options.

A FERVOUR FOR FEATHERS • At just 20 years of age, Auckland student Oscar Thomas’ ‘lifelong’ love of...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 76 Publisher: Lifestyle Publishing Ltd Edition: Nov 01 2020

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: October 22, 2020

Formats

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.

River safety

Wilderness

PIGEON POST

Letter of the month

Your Trips, YOUR PIX • What did you get up to last weekend?

WAIRARAPA LOOKS TO THE STARS

POPULAR POUAKAI HUT MOVES INTO ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM

BUSHCRAFT MANUAL TO BE DIGITISED

NEWS FROM WILDERNESS ONLINE • A summary of web-exclusive stories published at wildernessmag.co.nz recently

WILDERNESS PARTNERS WITH TE ARAROA TRAIL

CATCHER ON THE SKYLINE • A pest-trapping volunteer goes to extensive lengths to improve the Wellington bush for birds and people.

THANKS FOR THE MOUNTAIN MEMORIES, DAD • Each November Andrew Given climbs a mountain in remembrance of the person who helped him foster a love of the outdoors

See more… Huts named after PEOPLE • Huts are seldom named after people, but when they are they are well worth visiting.

Inspiring view of MT ASPIRING • Mt Tyndall north ridge, Mt Aspiring National Park

WILD FILE

INTO THE MANSON COUNTRY • Manson Country, Kaweka Forest Park

Of bunkers and beaches • Mākara Walkway, Wellington

FROGS, FOREST, and Family Fun • Leitch’s Hut, Whareorino Conservation Area

LORDING IT over Hanmer • Mt Percival, Hanmer Springs

COPLAND TRACK IS A CORKER • Welcome Flat Hut, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

OVER the mountain • While some walk the Round the Mountain Track, Peter Laurenson headed to Tongariro National Park with a different objective in mind: an ‘over the mountain circuit’

How to climb a busy Mt Taranaki • Having completed multiple ascents in all seasons, Peter Laurenson knows how to best enjoy a summer climb of Mt Taranaki

HOW GIVING UP EVERYTHING TO CYCLE 45,000km GAVE US THE WORLD • MARK WATSON SHARES HOW A BICYCLE JOURNEY OF 45,000KM UNFOLDED AND WHAT HE LEARNED FROM FOUR YEARS ON THE ROAD BIKEPACKING FROM ALASKA TO PATAGONIA

Over troubled WATERS • NEW ZEALAND’S RIVERS ARE BEAUTIFUL, PLENTIFUL AND DANGEROUS, AND A LITTLE RESPECT GOES A LONG WAY IN STAYING SAFE.

THE FOUR QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE CROSSING

PREPARING TO CROSS A RIVER

Mexican BEANS • Spice up your hike with these Mexican beans.

BOTANY FOR TRAMPERS • Useful plants that will help you level up your tramping game.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION • If you know your location on the track, you will know how far you have walked and how far it is to your destination.

IN-TENTS MOMENTS IN THE HILLS • Peter Clough takes us on a tenting trip down memory lane

WILD GEAR GEAR FAVOURITES OF THE GUIDES • Outdoor guides choose their favourite piece of kit, by Alistair Hall

HIGH-POWERED HEADLAMPS

FIRST LOOK REVIEWS • Wilderness reviews one of the cheapest inflatable mattresses you can buy and a pair of the most expensive boots you can find

BROKEN IN • Wilderness staff and gear reviewers test their kit for you.

WHAT’S IN MY PACK Ben Sinclair • Ben Sinclair runs outdoor retailer Living Simply and spends his days helping his customers choose the right gear. Here’s what he chooses for himself

WILD GEAR 2020’S BEST DAYPACKS • For short-duration trips, you need a day-pack that can hold your essentials and help you achieve your objective – whether that’s a day on the tops or in the bush.

2020’S THREE-SEASON TENTS • Summer camping trips are made infinitely better with a purpose-built three-season tent featuring plenty of ventilation, mesh canopies and multiple pitching options.

A FERVOUR FOR FEATHERS • At just 20 years of age, Auckland student Oscar Thomas’ ‘lifelong’ love of...


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