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Jeremy Platt
(jeremy089786) - F

Locale: Sydney
Any BPLer's completed Te Araroa? on 02/03/2011 18:34:09 MST Print View

Hi Guys,
In October/ November I am planning to do the Te Araroa Track in NZ (3000 km from top to bottom of NZ) and was wondering if anyone on here has done it yet? Would love some hints and tips.


Edit: typo

Edited by jeremy089786 on 02/03/2011 18:57:47 MST.

Jack H.
(Found) - F

Locale: Sacramento, CA
Re: Any BPLer's completed Te Araroa? on 02/03/2011 19:11:20 MST Print View


Have fun on it. I know of two guys that are planning on doing it this year (actually, both of them are thinking of writing guide books for it). If you need some info, PM me, and I can pass you along to them. I think that they know some stuff about it.


Lisa Frugoli
(alfresco) - MLife

Locale: San Francisco Bay Area
Te Araroa Thru-Hiker on 02/03/2011 20:09:50 MST Print View

I met Yeti on the PCT this past summer. He had just completed it. Judging by his conversation, he would be a great resource.


Matthew Zion
(mzion) - F

Locale: Boulder, CO
Re: on 02/03/2011 20:19:24 MST Print View

Friend of a friend, CanaDoug, hiked it this year. Another resource if you need it.

Jeremy Platt
(jeremy089786) - F

Locale: Sydney
Thanks for all the info guys!! on 02/04/2011 19:53:31 MST Print View

Thanks guys, this stuff is great!!

Also Jack: I really enjoyed your PCT vs CDT article, just the kind of inspiration I need for a hike like this.