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Kuiu Peleton 240 Hoodie

In the spring of 2016(October) I was gifted a 240 Peleton hoodie by James Dorret. At the time I didnt think much of it, but it has become one the most used pieces of gear I own. Kuiu launched the Peleton line in 2015, using Primaflex fabric from Toray. Primaflex is a polyester knit fabric, […]

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Berghaus Yeti Gaiters

Th insulated ‘Extreme’ model of the Yeti Gaiter Berghaus was formed in the late 1960s by two British climbers,  Peter Lockey and Gordon Davison. During the 1970s and 80s they pioneered a number of climbing innovations and were one of the first users of Goretex in Europe. In 1978 Berghaus launched the ‘Yeti Gaiter’, which […]

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The Red Deer of New Zealand

There is probably no other species in New Zealand that has as much confusion and controversy surrounding it than the Red stag. I hope to give an overview of the history of red deer in New Zealand and help people better understand what they can expect from a stag hunt here. Red deer(Cervus elaphus) are native […]

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New Zealand: What’s All The Fuss About?

If you haven’t heard about hunting in New Zealand by now, you must have been living under a rock somewhere. But amidst all the hype and debates about high-fence, DIY vs guided and everything in between you’ve likely been left with more questions than answers. If you’re a serious, free-range mountain and wilderness hunter like […]

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