Chase Tucker from Base Camp Training in Brisbane gives us a brief rundown on on how to set your mind and body up for success in the mountains.
This December we were blessed with a seemingly endless weather window, which meant for amazing conditions on Mt Cook and no less than 11 successful summits for our lucky clients and guides!
A common query is how our Wild Walks compare in terms of difficulty. It is not completely clear cut but this chart gives an indication on how they compare.
The benefits with layering clothing in the outdoors is well known. The traditional approach of the 3 layers (base, mid and outer) assume that conditions and level of activity will remain relatively constant during the course of the day. With alpine climbing,  ...
Hiking in the winter months is becoming increasingly popular in New Zealand. No crowds (no one at all usually!) and stunning snow covered peaks can make for fantastic hiking. Hit the weather right and you can have a wilderness experience like no other...
From Australia’s Larapinta trail to NZ’s Gillespie-Rabbit Passes...
Nothing screams ‘beginner’ more than a lopsided, unbalanced pack with stuff hanging on the outside. Not only does it look very unkempt it also isn’t doing you any favors in winning the comfortable pack award. So... ‘just where do I...
Your phone works as a GPS? There are lots of GPS apps that work on your smart phone and if you spend heaps of time in the back country you are a mug not to get onboard the phone revolution. For a small amount of money you can not only have a great GPS but...
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