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Mad as brick, very entertaining but very knowledgable, well worth a look.

Added by Neil Clarke on November 16, 2013 at 13:49 — 1 Comment

My cutting tools and why I choose them

For heavy chopping, clearing bush etc I use a Tramontina Bolus style machete, its light, well balanced and at $25 I don't mind if it gets knocked about. It will throw sparks off its spine with a flint and is easy to pack out. I tend to use it primally if we are making a semi permanent bivvy, other wise it gets left at home. One cutting tool that is always with me is my Bahco folding saw it's light, easy to use and a safer option than either a machete or axe. Apart from processing fire wood I… Continue

Added by Neil Clarke on October 4, 2013 at 17:04 — No 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

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