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New Zealand Hiking Etiquette: Unspoken laws of the trail

When it comes to bush law, there is no sheriff here in New Zealand.  While we actively select lesser known back country tracks for our Nature and Nosh tours, we also take clients on more popular hikes where we share tracks and cross paths with other walkers.  The beauty of hiking is that it doesn't matter who you are or where you're from, you can always count on the people you cross on any trail to be like-minded in their love for the outdoors.  Following simple hiking etiquette e...

February 16, 2018

Eat. Hike. Eat. Repeat! What should I eat before, during and after long hikes?

Food is the fuel that pushes you up that mountain, around the lake or through that valley. So, it seems obvious to us that your food preparation for a long hike should be taken as seriously as your health and safety, route planning and your Instagram photos (it can be hard to hold your camera phone still if you’ve got the hunger shakes!). What TYPES of food you should be packing for a day hike and ensuring you take PLENTY of food should be carefully considered. Nobody likes keeping company wit...

January 19, 2018

10 Reasons Hiking is Good For Your Soul (and why you should start hiking in 2018)

View from the Pinnacles Track, Coromandel, on our Coastal Charm Classic Tour....

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