Tag: AG Outdoor

How To

How to read a topo map

In the age of GPS, many of us have lost (or never acquired) essential map-reading skills. Go back to geography class with this quick lesson.

Adventure

Kiwi claims mountain first

BRAVING DANGEROUS WEATHER AND trekking solo, Marty Schmidt became the first New Zealander to reach the summit of Malaku – the world’s fifth-highest mountain – without oxygen. After his partner became sick, the Christchurch-based adventurer decided to attempt the summit alone – en route saving the life of another climber – before he completed the… View Article