Friday, November 10, 2023 12:00 pm

Since no thru-hike is complete without a gear list, this is the list of gear I’m taking with me on the Te Araroa.

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Thursday, November 9, 2023 11:27 pm
Location: Auckland

Tomorrow, we leave for the trail. That means today, we needed to pack.

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Five Days of Food
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 11:34 pm
Location: Auckland

For the first time since I arrived in New Zealand, we made substantial progress towards the TA: grocery shopping for our initial food supply.

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Care Packet from the Te Araroa Trust
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 10:43 pm
Location: Auckland

After getting situated, the next few days were low-key, with me doing a bit of hike planning, and CareFree catching up on more work.

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Saturday, November 4, 2023 9:36 pm
Location: Auckland

Our general plan for the next week or so is to do some final prep for the trail, before we leave for Cape Reinga on the 10th. Being experienced hikers, we already have our gear, and it’s just a few “small” things we need to take care of, that we’re not particularly stressing out about.

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