Experiencing Better Hiking & Camping in Summer: In the last decade or so, New Zealanders have observed a shift in the seasons. Christmas used to be in the midst of summer, with assured warm, sunny weather. Summer nowadays appears to last from December to the end of March, with some delightful mild climate even in April. If you plan a hiking excursion during these months, you'll have the highest chance of receiving decent weather.
How to choose an Ultralight Tent? The decision regarding which ultralight tent is the best often depends on weight, environmental conditions, comfort, size, and the ease of pitch. Therefore, it is always essential to understand what conditions your tent will perform well in. Considering those conditions where it won’t perform well, you can choose the best tent as per your needs.
The Absolute Best New Zealand South Island Hikes New Zealand is a magical place in which Offering opportunities to experience multiple landscapes in a single day, South Island boasts of the majestic Kā Tiritiri o te Moana mountain range, which absolutely dwarfs you in the beauty of nature. Whether you’re an aspiring hiker, or an experienced one, South Island is where to go if you don't want to be disappointed.
Exploring New Zealand's One-and-Only Dusky Track Although the hike is associated as one of the most advanced trails, it is also simply inaccessible to the majority. With only a few options to begin your hiking adventure - the most common path is taking the hike to Milford Sound. This can be the easiest starting point compared to the other ones - with a relatively straightforward opening. Just follow the road signs, and the crowd of tourists and you should find your way! We would recommend that you turn back at this stage if you find that it’s not best fit for your level. There’s still time now!
Venture along Gertrude Saddle in Milford Sound Upon attempting the adventurous journey ahead of me, I thoroughly conducted my research on this trail and found that this trail has its extremities and can be considered quite advanced. Although I was slightly shocked by how advanced the route seems, the photos of the trail and the view seemed so out of this world - I knew I needed to go on the hike to see it for myself.
Which is Your Pick? : Milford, Kepler, or Routeburn Track There are many comparisons and statements regarding the Fiordland National Park. A few common assumptions in regards to the three main trails in Fiordland National Park are always debated on back-and-forth and we can never come to a clear, comprehensive conclusion!