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Salewa Crow GTX

I’ll admit to being a bit sceptical when I received Salewa’s Crow GTX ultra-light summer-mountaineering boots. Weighing in at 1220g/pair, the Crows were not only significantly lighter than any three-four...
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Suunto Traverse

Unlike Garmin’s Fenix 3, Suunto’s Traverse does not try to be all things to all people. Rather than a myriad of settings depending on the user’s activity – multisport, hiking,...
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Stanley Growler

COLD BEER in the backcountry is something you can expect to find in the luxury accommodation of the European Alps, but New Zealand? Not so much. Stanley’s 1.9-litre Growler might solve...
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Protecting Paradise

Protecting Paradise  1080 and the fight to save New Zealand’s wildlife By Dave Hansford $34.99, Potton & Burton It’s interesting that books, or films, even peer-reviewed scientific papers, that promote...
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