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Considering a light-to-midweight insulated jacket for mild-to-cold weather hiking? Read my review of the Picture Takashima first.
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A few of the best family-friendly waterfalls of Canterbury and the West Coast through the middle of the South Island of New Zealand.
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I wanted an SOS device to give me two-way communication while out hiking in New Zealand. This is why I chose a Garmin 66i inReach GPS device.
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If you have a Garmin GPS device in New Zealand, then check out this method to download and install free NZ Topo 50 maps to your device.
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If you're looking for a camera clip for a backpack or belt, don't look past the best of the bunch; the Peak Design Capture Clip v3.
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I ended up with three Macpac waterproof pack raincovers thanks to sizing which didn't quite fit my expectations, so I've put them all to the test here.
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Looking for an app to help you identify peaks while out hiking and climbing? The PeakFinder app uses AR to great effect. Watch the video.
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A steep but rewarding climb to the top of Mount Thomas (1,023m), North Canterbury, with an option to loop back via a gully or along a ridge.
https://i0.wp.com/nzraw.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/stanley-shortstack-adventure-travel-mug-and-box.jpg?fit=1210%2C908&ssl=1 908 1210 Mark https://nzraw.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/nz-raw-logo.png Mark2021-06-27 17:36:282022-04-09 08:38:03Review of the Stanley Adventure Shortstack Travel Mug 8oz
With the demise of my glass Keep Cup 8oz, the time came to find a new travel mug. Suitable for both medium and large coffees, easy to wash, classy for the office and suitable for hiking, I was pleased to find the Stanley Adventure Shortstack Travel Mug ticked all boxes.