A 2.5-hour ‘out and back’ in North Canterbury that sees you at a fire watch lookout point in 50 minutes and Mt Grey summit in 90 minutes. At the summit you’ll be treated to 360° views; mountain ranges to one side and the ocean to another.
My review of the Liv Vecta Seat Bag, the best small seat bag whether you’re a lady or a fella. Includes comparison photos with the Topeak.
On the hunt for a light weight water bottle for hiking and camping, I discovered the Hydro Flask Trail Series water bottle range. Perfect for my needs.
The Tiromoana Bush Walkway is a hilly coastal walk in Waipara, North Canterbury. It features a number of points-of-interest along the way.
Three of the best mapping and route planning apps for hikers. Apps that allow you to export a route to a GPS device.
I reviewed the Kathmandu Kids Kite v2 because I couldn’t find any photos or info it on the web. So check out mine here before you buy.
I researched a few coffee mugs and chose the Hydro Flask 12oz with Flex Sip Lid. Perfect for throwing in a hiking pack without fear of leaks.
The time has come to get a new, light weight, waterproof jacket. I wanted to make an ethical choice, and after a heap of research I finally settled on the Patagonia Torrentshell 3L. Find out why.
I’ve carried out some research into some reusable mask options available in New Zealand. It can be a minefield as there are many craft-style mask makers making very cheap masks, but then pointing out that the masks don’t necessarily offer the protection you need.
I came across a great Reddit discussion recently on the topic of how to be a good dad. I learnt some great tips, so I’ve compiled some of the best responses here.
A blog about living in New Zealand, with a focus on the outdoors, parenting, and the odd gear review.