Saturday, 19 May 2018

Tararua Range: North - South Winter Traverse - Preparation

Flights are booked, Maps have arrived today and we are now in the exciting planning phase. Suddenly it feels real!  We estimate 10 days all going well - 12 days if we get a bit stuck! It's exciting to go back as I spent most of my youth in here so I know the terrain well. However, that is a danger trap as I am sure much has changed.

Its fun looking back through the photos and I am amazed at the logbook I kept with precise times and detail - quite useful.

Time to get serious about training and logistics. What a holiday: heavy packs, 12 days of food, short daylight hours, extremely cold and unknown winter conditions. :)

Preparation in front of a fire seems to easy!

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