November 2018

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Table of contents, November 2018

46 Wahine of Te Araroa
Inspiring women of the longest trail

50 The trials of the trail
What happens to your body on a thru-hike

54 Dealing with the TA blues
Sometimes finishing the trail is the hardest part

58 Saving the takahe
Seventy years since it was rediscovered, the takahe is making a comeback

62 Tramping for life
Discover the secret to tramping into your 80s


20 Island Healing
Mt Heale Hut, Aotea Conservation Park

22 Godley lodgings
Godley Hut, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

24 See more
See New Zealand’s three World Heritage sites

26 Between two rivers
Biggs Tops, Kahurangi National Park

30 Return of the burn
Field Hut and Table Top, Tararua Forest Park

31 An intriguing trip to Bog Inn
Bog Inn Hut, Pureora Forest Park

32 From river flats to mountaintop
Black Hill Hut via Townshend River, Oxford Forest Conservation Area

36 Classic track
The Rees-Dart Track is one of New Zealand’s most dramatic walks


40 Improve your balance

41 Photo school: A walk in the park

42 Zero-waste tramping

43 Wild cuisine: Five ways with instant mash

44 Bird spotting: Paradise shelduck


4 Editorial

5 Pigeon post
Letters to the editor

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

8 Walkshorts
News from the wild

12 Trail life
Cartoons from the track

12 Wilderness word
Enter our crossword competition to win great prizes

14 Making mountains accessible
Guy Cotter on life as a world-renowned mountain guide

18 Wild comment
When experience isn’t enough

82 Track chat
Multiple sclerosis may have slowed down Tracey Hall, but it’s not stopped her tramping ambitions


67 What’s in my pack
Climber and avid tramper Nick Allen shares what he packs for a spring tramp

68 First look reviews
Kathmandu XT Exmoor jacket
68 Therm-A-Rest Xlite Max SV sleeping mat
69 BioLight Sunlight lamp
70 Bedrock Cairn Adventure sandals

71 Buyer’s guide to tents
Three season tents
74 Four season tents
76 Family tents


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