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by walrus
July 10th, 2019, 7:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand: Milford Track (Dec 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: New Zealand: Milford Track (Dec 2018)

and some more...
Up to Mackinnon Pass.jpg
Weka.jpg
Te Namu.jpg
robin.jpg
Mintaro views.jpg
Morning Kea looking for a boot to carry off.jpg
Milford Sound.jpg
Mackinnon Pass.jpg
Mackinnon Pass views.jpg
Last view.jpg
Lake Te Anau.jpg
by walrus
July 10th, 2019, 7:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand: Milford Track (Dec 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: New Zealand: Milford Track (Dec 2018)

More pictures because it wouldn't let me put them all in...
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Hidden Lake.jpg
Giant's Gate.jpg
further up and further in.jpg
Clinton valley tree.jpg
Clinton river.jpg
Christmas at the Mintaro Hut.jpg
Anderson Cascade.jpg
All done.jpg
by walrus
July 10th, 2019, 7:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand: Milford Track (Dec 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 241

New Zealand: Milford Track (Dec 2018)

Only 6 months later.... Great Walk #2 - Milford Track - “the finest walk in the world” Mackinnon Pass views.jpg Totally lived up to the hype. The Milford Track is in Fiordland, where it averages 182 days of rain a year. “Bus stops” are built into the track for hikers to wait for flooded streams to s...
by walrus
July 3rd, 2019, 7:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: England: May-June 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 280

Re: England: May-June 2019

How delightful! I've always wanted to see that horse...
by walrus
June 20th, 2019, 1:31 pm
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Toddler-friendly huckleberry patches?
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Toddler-friendly huckleberry patches?

There are U-Pick huckleberry places !?!? I thought they were not domesticatable.
by walrus
June 20th, 2019, 2:23 am
Forum: Trail Q&A
Topic: Toddler-friendly huckleberry patches?
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Toddler-friendly huckleberry patches?

I'd like to take my nephew (3) out to get some "hunkleberries" later this summer, but all of the patches I can think of involve more of a drive/walk than would be fun for him. Any ideas?
by walrus
February 5th, 2019, 7:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Zealand: Tongoriro Northern Crossing (Dec 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 465

New Zealand: Tongoriro Northern Crossing (Dec 2018)

My father and I spent the last three weeks of December hiking and backpacking (tramping) in New Zealand, doing 3 Great Walks and sundry day hikes. If I get my act together (and nobody minds), I’ll post something for each Great Walk (Tongoriro Northern Circuit, Milford Track, Rakiura Track) and then ...
by walrus
February 5th, 2019, 7:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Coos Bay to Bandon 1-23 to 1-25-19
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: Coos Bay to Bandon 1-23 to 1-25-19

I always love a Coos/Curry coastal report, thank you. Grew up down there and had many adventures in the tidepools at South Cove (highlight: octopus guarding her eggs) and Sunset Bay (highlight: a pair of orca that delighted me and terrified my mother by their proximity to shore) and paddling down th...
by walrus
January 4th, 2019, 12:07 pm
Forum: Let's see some ID
Topic: Icy cotton candy
Replies: 12
Views: 558

Re: Icy cotton candy

Just to chime in with some more specimens found in the vicinity of Wahkeena Springs on Jan 2nd...
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There were also some nice icicles and plenty of needle ice.