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Looking for tramping partner
Posted January 13th, 2013 - 11:09 pm by from Cleveland, United States (Permalink)
Hi,

I'm a 24 year old American guy who is looking for a person or a group of people who would like to do some tramping around NZ. I am currently working near Invercargill and at the beginning of Feb through May I will be travelling. I like being outdoors and was hoping to find some like minded people who would like to explore NZ. I would be interested in short 2 or 3 day trips as well as longer more challenging tramps. I have a car so I can meet somewhere or also pick people up. If your interested my email is jakelange35@gmail.com

Hope to hear from you,
Jake

Posted January 16th, 2013 - 5:10 am by from Madison, United States (Permalink)
Hi Jake,

I fly into NZ on Jan 30th and I'm considering catching a flight directly to Christchurch. Not sure which direction I'm headed afterward. I like longer challenging treks and less popular routes. This past year I hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail, from Mexico to Canada.

I've been looking at the Stewart Island outer loop hike which seems pretty interesting and remote. Which way are you headed from Invercargill?

Posted January 16th, 2013 - 9:45 am by from Cleveland, United States (Permalink)
Hey,

Yeah, I really wanted to check out Stewart Island sometime while I'm on the south island. I finish work on Feb 2nd and I plan on sticking around the south for a while. What days were you thinking about being down this way? I wouldn't mind doing a track for a few days. Otherwise I'm up for any other place too. I have a car so I can travel pretty easily. I'm about an hour and a half south of Queenstown right now. Let me know what you think.

Jake

P.S. Pacific Crest sounds pretty awesome!

Posted March 26th, 2013 - 8:36 am by from Paris, France (Permalink)
Hi Jake,
I don't know if your offer is still on, but I too am looking for a tramping buddy. You look way more experienced than me, but, hey there's a first time for everything.
Anyway, if there's a Great Walk you'd like to do in the next 3 weeks, think of me!
David

Posted April 17th, 2013 - 5:53 am by from Tucson, United States (Permalink)
Hey man,

Ill be on my way to Invercargill tomorrow for the southern circuit on Stewart Island. Let me know what youre up to. After Stewart I will be tramping my way up the west coast over the next month or so. It would be great to have a hiking buddy.

Stu
021 0290 3564

Posted April 19th, 2013 - 9:50 pm by from Cleveland, United States (Permalink)
Hey,

I'm up by Nelson now, and heading north. Let me know if you get up this way and want to hike.

Jake