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You can browse the 1:50,000 Topographic Map of New Zealand here: https://data.linz.govt.nz/layer/767-nz-topo50-maps/ You can download it too but: a) you need to register with a valid email address and create a password b) the whole thing is about 10GB and you can only download 2GB at at time Just set a crop around the area you're interested in and you ...


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As of November 2015, Google Maps now has StreetView for the following tracks: Milford Track Kepler Track Abel Tasman Coast Track Lake Waikaremoana Heaphy Track Routeburn Track Rakiura Track (Stewart Island) While the purists may bemoan this, they can be a good resource for identifying challenging parts, highlights or becoming familiar with a route. As ...


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It is a common expectation that, like in your daily routine, you can expect to keep your feet nice and dry for an entire multi-day hike. Gear manufacturers contribute to this perception by promoting equipment as waterproof, breathable, etc. The fact is, if it rains, you can't. There are a number of reasons why: Your shoe requires a big hole in it to put ...



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