February 2015

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Table of contents, February 2015

24 Maggie Barry answers your questions
The conservation minister answers questions put to her by Wilderness readers

26 I ate tutu… and lived to tell the tale
Matthew Pike recalls his most stupid, and potentially deadly, mistake

32 New Zealand’s 50 best tramper’s peaks
The definitive list chosen by New Zealand’s most travelled trampers


18 High country life
Royal Hut, Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park

20 Full range
Travers Range, Nelson Lakes National Park [Are these waypoints the right way round?]

22 See more
Three places to see more sub-alpine pipits


4 Editorial

5 Pigeon post
Letters to the editor

6 Last weekend
What did you get up to last weekend?

8 Walkshorts
News and events

10 Five reasons to get outside this month

10 Wilderness Word

12 Gear News
The latest in gear tech and innovation

13 First look review
Wilderness tests the Jetboil Joule Group Cooking System and the latest pair of hiking shoes from Merrell

14 Wild review
Four hiking shoes put through their paces

16 Wild people
Naresh Kumar has just run Te Araroa Trail… in sandals

65 Wild cuisine
Courgette pesto fusilli

66 Buyer’s guide
Outdoor watches, compasses and digital mapping

70 Out there
It’s the small things that count in international biodiversity

72 Hotshot
Talbot Ladder Ridge, Fiordland