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by justin-g
Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Views of the Dagger Axiom
Replies: 10
Views: 1433

Re: Views of the Dagger Axiom

Lots of fun - really like mine. I'd like a fun as well.
by justin-g
Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Flying to Val Sesia
Replies: 6
Views: 762

Re: Flying to Val Sesia

Yip flew over and had no probs - brought one of those inflatable racks for the hire car.

Easy jet.
by justin-g
Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Nighttime kayaking
Replies: 49
Views: 4457

Re: Nighttime kayaking

Depends on the river - I've night paddled the kaituna loads of times - but its not got any rocks. Fun fun fun.
by justin-g
Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Steve Fisher tour cancelled
Replies: 47
Views: 7646

Re: Steve Fisher tour cancelled

Simon Westgarth wrote:
Starts at 20:00 in the Ballroom at the River Dart Country Park. Entry is FREE
Err - Ballroom?
by justin-g
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: White Water trips South West England
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: White Water trips South West England

East Lyn from below the evil rapid after the gorge could be fun to run a few times if the gauge flow is plus 1.6. or to above brendon from the moor.
by justin-g
Wed Oct 15, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: air newzealand
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Re: air newzealand

Really good - we sweet talked the air hostess last time and got extra biz class food. Good with the boats - just good all round.

WASH YOUR BOAT AND TAKE PHOTOS OF YOU WASHING YOUR BOAT. Or they (customs) will wash it for you. You don't want that.
by justin-g
Fri Oct 10, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Paddle destinations near Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Paddle destinations near Australia

Tons of white water in PNG. The Gradient and Water boys have been a couple of times.
by justin-g
Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: WW paddling. Why do you do it?
Replies: 28
Views: 1752

Re: WW paddling. Why do you do it?

Pineapples

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And river Haka's

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And post paddling nature frolics.

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by justin-g
Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Role that dams played in the 2013 floods in India
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Role that dams played in the 2013 floods in India

The same issues have been caused by damming on the Clutha river in New Zealand. A build up of silt downstream from the dam causing flooding.
by justin-g
Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: World tour of the UK
Replies: 8
Views: 811

Re: World tour of the UK

The crooked is on the west coast of NZ - a great walk in.

The Green (stone) is around the back of lake wakatipu - on the Routeburn track - good boating.

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by justin-g
Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: World tour of the UK
Replies: 8
Views: 811

Re: World tour of the UK

Green (stone) NZ - Green (truss) Washington State - Green (Narrows) - Green river Colorado, Utah, Wyoming - Yalu (Green) river china.

ETC.

by justin-g
Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: World tour of the UK
Replies: 8
Views: 811

Re: World tour of the UK

Crooked nz / crooked aust / crooked Oregon.

3 times the fun.
by justin-g
Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:17 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Water in shaft
Replies: 8
Views: 624

Re: Water in shaft

The water or the fact they are H2o's?
by justin-g
Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Fantasy Expedition?
Replies: 31
Views: 3278

Re: Fantasy Expedition?

Well I can't get google maps to work on my pad. But I have had this in mind for many years. I would love to paddle the arawata river in south Westland in nz. The logistics are inhumanie - prob why I have never heard of a decent. But I know there is epic ww up there - I have walked past it. I would s...
by justin-g
Tue Jan 21, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Burn 2014 vs Mamba 2013
Replies: 90
Views: 7941

Re: Burn 2014 vs Mamba 2013

The mamba test - can you actually pick it up?? No? Probably not that then.

Some impressive reviews about for the mk 3 burn - it better be a massive improvement as the last two were not brilliant.

Zet - veloc or raptor??
by justin-g
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: New Online River Guide
Replies: 15
Views: 1548

Re: New Online River Guide

http://rivers.org.nz/nz

There are many in the US...
by justin-g
Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Abyss - different lines on a video
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: Abyss - different lines on a video

This rapid is pretty intimidating where you are there in the flesh.
by justin-g
Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Abyss - different lines on a video
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: Abyss - different lines on a video

Awesome fun - Kaimai creeking is superb.
by justin-g
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Why do I keep going back to Chris Sladdens old book?
Replies: 14
Views: 1696

Re: Why do I keep going back to Chris Sladdens old book?

I never look at the old book - its pages kept secrets that were a mystery to me. The new book is brilliant for a non UK local who doesn't know the lay of the land.
by justin-g
Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The Hobbit River
Replies: 10
Views: 1300

Re: The Hobbit River

I thought there was some rangatiki in there as well... the shot of them floating afterwards and finally I thought the lake shot at the end (with bard) was prob mavora lakes??
by justin-g
Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Paddling FB groups
Replies: 25
Views: 2547

Re: Paddling FB groups

Some are better than others - the best ones tend to be the ones who limit membership... ironically in the context of information democratization. Also they need to be moderated - tightly which makes them again more like a forum than a full social sourced group. SO as a platform its brilliant as its ...
by justin-g
Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: England - Southwest
Topic: WATER LEVEL, ACCESS AND HAZARD UPDATES: Southwest England
Replies: 15
Views: 9101

Re: WATER LEVEL, ACCESS AND HAZARD UPDATES: Southwest Englan

Tree just below euthanasia - watch it at high flows as you can't see it from above.
by justin-g
Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: WW paddling - would be better if it carried less risk...
Replies: 34
Views: 3479

Re: WW paddling - would be better if it carried less risk...

Yes. But with enough perceived risk to still get the excitement going.
by justin-g
Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: 2014 challenges
Replies: 36
Views: 4386

Re: 2014 challenges

The Okere Falls Enduro on the Kaituna.

6 Hours - team - how many times can you paddle down and run back up the Kaituna in 6 hours. You would be surprised that the top teams did well over 20.

Second the Conway tri as well - its on my list this year.
by justin-g
Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Another East Lyn Pin
Replies: 207
Views: 16547

Re: Another East Lyn Pin

Heard Facebook style rumors of a big log in the bottom of the right shoot that 'could' be the case of the problems many have had there this year. Don't go right. All the water goes right - but you need to go center. Don't go right. Its not a chicken shoot and seeing people not learning the hard way ...
by justin-g
Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: WW near Wakefield
Replies: 10
Views: 884

Re: WW near Wakefield

Wake force on field beck is worth a go if its raining.
by justin-g
Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: How to get kayaking more coverage?
Replies: 20
Views: 1693

Re: How to get kayaking more coverage?

Do we want more coverage?? One of the main appeals for me is the lack of coverage.
by justin-g
Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: APWE?
Replies: 13
Views: 1526

Re: APWE?

No tickets - Simon will twist your arm to buy a raffle ticket. Normally its just rock up and paddle - catch-up with mates. The old school paddle looks class this year. They sell good beer at the bar. If you drink enough its guaranteed to rain.
by justin-g
Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: England - Southwest
Topic: Crux 1 East Lyn Gorge
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

Crux 1 East Lyn Gorge

This rapid has changed - people have been getting vertically pinned in the slot river right if you miss the main channel. Please be aware of this and set-up the right portection on this rapid if you think your not going to hit the right line.
by justin-g
Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The Chain
Replies: 107
Views: 12838

Re: The Chain

Duck tape is cool - just like white water ducks are also cool - this is the NZ native blue duck that live in white water rivers.

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