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Fruit/Berry Foraging in Nelson

Started Oct 10, 2013 0 Replies

Hi all,Just stumbled across this again today, it's pretty cool. There's probably other maps for other areas, but here's Nelson's one for anyone in the region.…Continue

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Benjamin Foord replied to Angus Hunt's discussion Tips for a first time knife maker?
"I've seen a lot of great knives made from old files and saw blades. A new one probably won't hold an edge very well."
Oct 14, 2014

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Benjamin Foord replied to Oscar's discussion Water
"http://eartheasy.com/lifestrawThese are very cool too. If there are frequent water sources, you could bring a couple of litres of water, then just use the straw to drink when water is available and save your extra water for later."
Jul 8, 2014

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Benjamin Foord replied to Oscar's discussion Water
"Well, fertilizer, yes. But mostly because of cow shit. A lot of water sources near farms end up with a lot of run-off from the animals. Here is an example of the tablets: http://www.macpac.co.nz/chlorine-dioxide-tablets.html There is an…"
Jul 5, 2014

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Benjamin Foord replied to Oscar's discussion Water
"Most places will tell you to treat or boil water due to the risk of giardia or cryptosporidium, but personally if I'm anywhere in the hills away from farmland (important), then I don't bother with treatment. I just carry water treatment…"
Jul 4, 2014

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Rob Mac and Benjamin Foord are now friends
Oct 31, 2013

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Benjamin Foord replied to Brent Jarnell's discussion My Outdoor Life by Ray Mears
"Yeah I think that's him. Yeah, more survival, but its not a bad watch."
Oct 28, 2013

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Benjamin Foord replied to Brent Jarnell's discussion My Outdoor Life by Ray Mears
"Yeah, I don't want to see a dude tear a snakes head off for the camera when his crew has a bag full of club sandwiches and ice tea in the cooler.There was another guy other than Mears who was alright too. I think they were set in Alaska…"
Oct 27, 2013

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Benjamin Foord replied to Brent Jarnell's discussion My Outdoor Life by Ray Mears
"Not the book, but he has some good programs on discovery/natgeo etc. "
Oct 25, 2013

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Benjamin Foord commented on Ryan Johnson-Hunt's video
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"The original link for this video seems to be broken/missing, so luckily we still have it here."
Oct 12, 2013

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Benjamin Foord replied to Ryan Johnson-Hunt's discussion Hammocks
"Yep, I have a Hennessy Expedition A-Sym Zip and it's pretty good. There are a couple of challenges relating to heating in colder months like the others mentioned, but also condensation. If you're not insulated correctly you can get quite a…"
Oct 11, 2013

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Benjamin Foord replied to Benjamin Reimer's discussion Hey, call me Benjamin.
"Hey Benjamin, You're not the one from the Te Araroa facebook page are you, haha?"
Oct 10, 2013

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Benjamin Foord posted a discussion

Fruit/Berry Foraging in Nelson

Hi all,Just stumbled across this again today, it's pretty cool. There's probably other maps for other areas, but here's Nelson's one for anyone in the region.Fruit TreesCheers,BenSee More
Oct 10, 2013

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Oct 10, 2013

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Nelson Region
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Nelson
What are your interests?
Tracking, Primitive skills, Navigation skills, Archery, Plant identification, Tramping

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