te araroa trail doc

La simple expression de la vie comme une feuille sur un arbre, les nuages dans le ciel. If the tussock is on flat terrain, on an ascent, or just not something super steep than it makes travel fairly easy because it is wide open for navigation and there are mini pathways in between the plants. En Guadeloupe, j'ai eu un accident grave, en bord de mer, lors d'une randonnée : une énorme série de vague m'a jeté sur les rochers coralliens. Loïc : Après mon accident où il m'a fallu trois mois pour redevenir “indépendant”, suivis de trois mois de “déprime” (sûrement post traumatique), j'ai mis plusieurs mois à retrouver une bonne forme physique. Guillaume : C'est un coup à y passer, tu étais complètement isolé ? It will make it easier for you is things are new when you go through customs, rather than having used hiking boots/shoes. I had a 75l backpack and carried about 16kg of base weight! A long trail which runs the whole length of New Zealand, from north to south. Guillaume : C'est plutôt décevant, même si comme tu l'as dit, les négociations en cours visent à supprimer ces passages désagréables. This guide will hopefully help to give you an idea of the route that we followed and some alternates. Ces 3000 km n'ont pas été un chemin de croix et je n'ai jamais véritablement souffert, jamais eut de blessure, ni même une ampoule aux pieds. Guillaume : Et au niveau du rythme de marche ? Et ce n'était finalement pas non plus un élan de tristesse. Muesli and apricot flavored things are huge over there. Although individual experiences vary, Te Araroa has been called the most difficult long-distance trekking trail in the world. It is to show how the trail conditions are so you can be prepared by buying the right amount of food and estimating correctly until your next resupply. Dès la première traversée de rivière, j'ai compris que la journée allait être difficile. Historically, there were only two mammals in New Zealand, a type of seal and a type of bat. Itinéraires libres avec des activités à la carte. In addition, customs is very cautious about people bringing hiking gear into the country vecause it can carry Didymo. If you have been following my blog then you probably know I am very slowly section trekking the Te Araroa Trail, our own domestic 3200km long distance trail from Cape Reinga to Bluff. The voltage is 240 over there, although a couple of times we saw 110V outlets too. New Zealand’s Te Araroa Trail is the world’s newest long-distance thru-hike. more about this hut here. I was surprised that my cost per day was over $30 USD—it didn’t feel like that while hiking. New Zealand is also a very wet climate. Vous pourrez être coincés plusieurs jours par la pluie, en refuge ou sous tente. Venez partager vos aventures avec les lecteurs de Kiwipal ! On some routes that we followed we could not travel at more than 1km/hr (.6mph) and we were pushing it as hard as we could. ATM�s are few and far between in the resupply towns. Guillaume : Quel est l'état réel de Te Araroa, l'itinéraire est-il vraiment praticable dans sa totalité ? Private Property: Crossing private property can be an issue in a few places, mainly in the bottom of the river valleys where grazing is ideal. Remember, that number doesn’t include original gear purchases or any flights. Venez partager vos aventures avec les lecteurs de Kiwipal qui envisagent un PVT chez les Kiwis. As a result some small towns have every long post office hours and may even be open 7 days a week. Guillaume : Mais tu devais tout de même ressentir une grande satisfaction... Loïc : Je n'ai pas ressenti d'effusion de joie. Bounce Boxes/General Delivery: The postal system is very different in New Zealand. Loïc : Non, j'ai construit ma personnalité autour du principe que lorsque je me fixe un objectif, lorsque je me dis ou que je décide quelque chose, alors je vais jusqu'au bout. Je confesse une certaine admiration pour ces personnes capables de chuter et de se relever aussitôt avec une détermination intacte et une volonté farouche de repartir aussitôt à l'aventure. Phone cards and making phone calls: Pay phones are still very common throughout New Zealand. They tend to be worse around the bush. Et pourtant ... Guillaume : Peux-tu nous raconter la plus grosse galère qui te soit arrivée durant ton voyage ? Je sais que nombreux sont ceux qui commencent au Cap Reinga avec pour projet de faire le sentier dans son intégralité, et qui après quelques jours abandonnent, car ils ne se sentent finalement pas faits pour ça : mal équipé, mal chaussé, portant trop lourd... mais ce qui pousse surtout à arrêter l'aventure (nonobstant les blessures), c'est une disposition d'esprit qui n'est pas apte à supporter les exigences de Te Araroa. Je m'y sens chez moi. About 60 percent of Te Araroa is through Department of Conservation (DOC) land, and the remaining 40 percent is through private or local council land. The plant life is a bit different then most areas back in the States. It may be possible to work these into the route. Finally, I came back to hike the Richmond Ranges in December 2018. Mais il faut juste complètement changer sa vision de la randonnée et oublier les marquages réguliers, les sentiers entretenus, les ponts pour traverser les cours d'eau... Guillaume : Il faut malgré tout être entraîné et posséder une solide expérience de la grande randonnée ? Rentré en France après cette expérience, j'ai décidé de passer une année à vivre ma passion : l'éducation populaire auprès des enfants. They leave twice daily from Picton and arrive at Ship Cove at around 10am and 2pm. I took rest days for rest, injury, fu… One step down from “trail” is marked on the DOC maps as a poled route. The Te Araroa Trail The trail is over 3,000km long and covers the whole variety of New Zealand; Beaches, mountains, bush, forest, cities, towns, lakes, volcanos and much more. Fort heureusement, voilà exactement le challenge qui convenait à Loïc. Trail is usually only built and marked in the bush. Te Araroa trail started with an easy 4km road walk to Reotahi Bay. L'une en Physique-Chimie (ESPCI), l'autre comme ingénieur de l'Environnement (ENGREF – École de ministère de l'Environnement). Le torrent était impressionnant, mais pas infranchissable. Do not believe this if anyone tells you this. Loïc ayant marché durant une centaine de jours, j'étais certain qu'il aurait affronté au moins une difficulté majeure, mais je ne m'attendais pas à ce qu'il ait pu vivre une situation véritablement dangereuse. From Picton there are two �ferry� companies that offer services to the Queen Charlotte Track and they will ferry you out to Ship Cove. For example, it might say �such and such a place 4hrs�, but not �such and such a place 12km�. They are very worried about it spreading asnd have tried o take drastic measures to keep it under control. In order to re-mail your parcel anywhere on the same island it is $8NZ, unless the package is over 9kg. We found that the best way to deal with this was to knock on the door of the main house as we were walking past it and ask for permission from the landowner. Why I Walk. For example, in the alpine tussock areas there are a lot of rock ledges that cannot be depicted on the maps. Guillaume : Scénario décourageant, d'autant que tu avais dû déjà laisser des forces durant ta première traversée. When I started in New Zealand I was completely over-packed! Une erreur est survenue, veuillez essayer ultérieurement ! Rebecca Goddard, Hannah Morley and Rosie Goble talk about their experience on Te Araroa trail. Que je peux endurer et faire bien plus que je ne le pensais. Loïc : Je préfère la nouveauté. As of 4/07 the annual hut pass was $90NZ. Internet: Internet access is very common throughout the country. These trail types usually pertain to the quality of the trail. However, these river were fordable and buy no means usually even the hardest fords. We did not carry one and people seemed a bit shocked by that, but if you are alone I would probably recommend it because some of the terrain is rugged and dangerous. . The calling code to reach the United States is 001 and then the number you want to reach. I started the trail on 14th October 2017 and finished on 02nd March 2018. Une façon d'être. C'est cet état de conscience que l'on veut faire durer. Also, be aware that this route is described northbound and that we were hiking in April and May, which is heading into there winter (sort of like being in Montana in November), so there are some routes that we would recommend in the summer, weather permitting, which we did not do because of the potential of winter weather. These items may explode in your backpack. . J'ai passé une année à diriger des séjours de vacances et intervenir sur des classes de découverte. The only places that you may need to consider water options are on a ridge traverse or going up into the alpine areas. Guillaume : Il n'y avait pas l'envie de passer à autre chose, de pouvoir tout simplement se poser quelque part ? In some cases we may say our daily distance or speed from point A to point B, but this is merely used as a reference so that you will be able to gauge how fast that you go compared to us and work off that number. It should also help to make you a little more comfortable going overseas and hiking in a different country. Road Types: All of the roads to hitch on for resupplies are main thoroughfares from the east side of the south island to the west. There is a very good system of huts, so most days you will probably pass at least 1 a day, sometimes more depending on the section you are hiking in. The hostels usually have full kitchen facilities, paid internet (typically about $1NZ for 10 minutes), TV room, and pay phone. Loïc : Le sentier en temps normal, vous impose de mettre les pieds dans l'eau et remonte le cours d'eau, passant d'une rive à l'autre, empruntant le lit de la rivière... ceci sur près d'une dizaine de kilomètres. Loïc : Ma première expérience de grande randonnée fut la traversée de Pyrénées d'ouest en est, d'Hendaye à Mérens sur le GR10. Last month, DOC received an e-mail from German couple Cécile and Lucas who walked the Te Araroa Trail over summer. Department of Conservation — 05/05/2016. Trek du Te Araroa. J'ai pu trouver une toute petite piste, qui remontait raide dans la pente. So, you will save some money by doing so. Guillaume : Quelle est cette disposition d'esprit qu'il faut posséder pour achever Te Araroa ? Guillaume : Présenté comme cela, c'est plutôt rassurant... Loïc : D'année en année, cela s'améliore et ça n'ira que de mieux en mieux. Te Araroa ('Den lange vegen') er ei langdistanse fotturrute på New Zealand. If you are seriously interested in hiking NZ send me an e-mail and I may be done with mapping the route and I can send you a cd. In addition, the warden will have a radio in case of emergency and receives daily weather reports to post in the hut. Using this guide t- his guide contains useful information to assist trampers getting on and off Te Araroa in the South Island. Il faut vivre ici et maintenant. The BBH Club Card (see hostel info section) was also a good way to make phone calls. Tramping the full length of the trail generally takes three to six months. My full Te Araroa Trailexperience on and off trail totalled 146 amazing days. Wire Bridges: When a trail crosses a river, some of them are bridged by seasonal footbridges or wire bridges. one that looks like 2 regular MSR's stack on top of each other. There is one NZAC hut that we passed on our route, the Mt. Hitchhiking: We went over with the impression that hitchhiking to/from towns would be very easy, even more so than in Canada. 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Invercargill is the major city along the south coast and the airport is about 2km outside of downtown. They will give you all the phone numbers for the ranches that you will be crossing and you can then call them before you get there. Loïc : Je me trouvais dans des gorges où de nombreuses rivières croisaient le sentier. Guillaume : Si c'était à refaire, que ferais-tu différemment ? Te Araroa - The Trail App provides useful information to guide thru hikers along the Te Araroa trail. I can give you one resupply tip or just general tourist tips in case you want to go check out Wellington. Vous avez certainement vécu des instants inoubliables, et vos conseils pratiques peuvent aider de nombreux candidats au PVT. Tous, moi compris, ressentions le même sentiment : Ne pas avoir envie de finir, d'avoir été trop vite, de pouvoir et de vouloir encore marcher, de continuer, de ne pas arriver au bout... et envisager carrément de faire demi-tour pour reprendre le sentier en sens inverse. Il m'a fallu une heure de temps, de réflexion, de préparation pour traverser ce premier torrent. There is anti-didymo spray at most huts and trailheads to spray on your shoes to keep them clean. The only thing you need to do is tilt the compass a little so that the needle doesn�t drag. L'interview de Loïc était prévue bien avant son départ pour la Nouvelle-Zélande. Also, with the wet, maritime climate black flies can be an issue year round in some areas. Ses réponses vous seront utiles si vous envisagez un jour de tenter l'aventure. A poled route … Lorsque je passerai à autre chose, je sais que je chercherai un nouveau défi ailleurs, différent, plus loin, plus dur, plus long, plus sauvage... plus, plus, plus... quand bien même il y aurait encore bien à faire en Nouvelle-Zélande. Her only regret was that she didn’t have the time to see more of this wonderful country which is now our home. Postage rates are pretty standard too. 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