Have You Purchased an MSR Snow Shovel?

Do you have an MSR snow shovel? At MSR, though we rigorously test our designs, we’ve recently become aware of an out-of-spec production part that could cause issues with our snow shovels. We ask that you please follow the link provided to fully understand the issue. Find out more To contact our Customer Service: United States & Canada: Cascade Designs, Inc. Customer Service consumer@cascadedesigns.com Europe: Cascade Designs Ltd Warranty Department +353214621417 Tina.OFlynn@CascadeDesigns.ie

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Thru-Hiking New Zealand: The Fabled Tararua Ranges

In our quest to conquer Te Araroa, New Zealand’s 3,000km tramping trail that runs the length of both islands, one last challenge lies between us and the end of the North Island: the Tararua Ranges. The first real mountains on Te Araroa, the Tararuas are fabled to be one of the toughest hikes yet. From steep climbs and descents to hazardous weather blowing in from the Antarctic, we are in for a real challenge, whether we’re ready for it or not. By now, my dad and I have been on the trail for nearly two months and have already conquered some challenging terrain: steep and muddy rain forests, rocky volcanic scree, and the concrete jungle of Auckland. Though the Bluff, the end of the trail, is still over 1,300 km…

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