Te Araroa Trail Gear List – Tinytramper

Te Araroa Trail Day 125 - St James's Walkway from Waiau hut

Te Araroa Trail Gear List

Below is my Te Araroa trail gear list, which I've combined a little with my South West Coast path gear list (slight differences between the two). It would be a useful guide for any summer multiday tramping/hiking. You may also want to check out my planning page for Te Araroa trail.


Maps and Rescue

  • Personal Locator beacon - Ocean Signal RescueMe PLB and registration for NZ 
  • Map phone app 1 - Guthook Te Araroa...
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Te Araroa – Technology On The Trail

Anker solar panel

Te Araroa Trail Technology

Here's a quick sumary of the technology I'll be taking with me on the trail:

  • Samsung Galaxy 8 phone, which I will use for gps, maps, trail notes, camera, music and audio books.
  • Apps that I'll be using are the Guthook TA Hiker, Backcountry Navigator topo maps - with a gpx file of the TA route downloaded, Met Service and Tide times etc.
  • Anker Powercore+ 10500 battery pack - gives appr 3 full charges.
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