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by Mudskipper
Sat May 04, 2013 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Youtube Videos!
Replies: 318
Views: 125061

Re: Youtube Videos!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SErs77FYsww

Packrafting trip down the Hollyford River in northern Fiordland National Park, New Zealand.
by Mudskipper
Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Youtube Videos!
Replies: 318
Views: 125061

Re: Youtube Videos!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ejlkrionqA

A recent trip down the Wairaurahiri River in southern Fiordland NZ. Big first day but great paddle down.
by Mudskipper
Thu Nov 15, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: NZ south island in Feb
Replies: 4
Views: 1841

Re: NZ south island in Feb

Give me a yell if you are heading to the southwest/Fiordland area, keen for a trip if it suits.

cheers,

Gerard
by Mudskipper
Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: Partners & Logistics
Topic: Bend, OR area
Replies: 3
Views: 2663

Re: Bend, OR area

check out the Yogaslackers crew- www.yogaslackers.com/adventures , and say hi from NZ!
by Mudskipper
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: Australia / New Zealand
Topic: Packrafters around Wellington?
Replies: 4
Views: 1517

Re: Packrafters around Wellington?

If you are heading down south sometime (Queenstown, Te Anau, Fiordland etc) then I might be keen for a trip somewhere.
by Mudskipper
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GPS logger (very long battery life)?
Replies: 3
Views: 2001

Re: GPS logger (very long battery life)?

SPOT trackers might be worth a look.
by Mudskipper
Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Helmets with face protection
Replies: 2
Views: 1666

Re: Helmets with face protection

A faceguard used in canoe polo would do it. search "canoe polo helmet faceguard". should be easily available through a kayak shop.
by Mudskipper
Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a GPS
Replies: 5
Views: 2611

Re: Looking for a GPS

I agree that the Garmin 60CSX is the best GPS I have used for ease of use and robustness. unfortunately Garmin do not seem to make them anymore, and now their 62 series is the equivilant model. I still prefer the 60 though.
by Mudskipper
Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Paddle length for packrafting?
Replies: 4
Views: 6012

Paddle length for packrafting?

I am reasonably new to packrafting but have spent plenty of years WW kayaking so am excited about the new opportunities for different trips it opens up. I am used to boating with a paddle about 192cm long, and my default paddle for packrafting at the moment is a 3 piece one 200cm long which I find w...