September 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Dick Proenneke

Hi everyone,

I just watched Alone in the Wilderness featuring Dick Proenneke. It was a really good watch and shows what incredible things one man can achieve.

Dick Proenneke retired at age 50 in 1967 and decided to build his own cabin on the shore of Twin Lakes. The…

Added by Andrew McKay on September 23, 2010 at 5:00 — 3 Comments

Family tramp to Te Puia Lodge

Just found the photos from last Clarke family tramp in to the Kawekas. The grand plan was to tramp to the hut, drop the kit and continue onto the Mangatainoka Thermal Springs a further 45mins from the hut, but after the 2hr drive to the carpark and the 4hr tramp to the hut, the younger members of the family deceided enough was enough and anyway the hut was far more fun. With the hut checked out next was a…


Added by Neil Clarke on September 12, 2010 at 10:59 — 2 Comments

Waikato Bushcamp

Great weekend Ryan and John. Callum really enjoyed himself, and hasn't stopped talking about it all week. He keeps asking when we are all going next. He also asked if he could have a proper belt to attach "his" hunting knife to. Oh yeah, he also made me go to Bunnings and buy a folding wood saw, and a $15 orange knife, and made sure I got the same one as you guys, so cheers for that. He also asked me to ask you, John, for the name of that web site with the stars on it. Lets do this again… Continue

Added by Shane Carmichael on September 9, 2010 at 19:58 — 2 Comments

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