With less than 7 days till the start of the 12th and final running of the Rollos 24hr adventure race I had no one to race with but had heard a rumour that Richard Ussher was in a similar position. After a quick phone call the wheels were in motion for the two of us teaming up… read more
The inaugural Whangamatā 6hr Adventure Race took place on Saturday the 20 th of April. 43 teams had travelled from around the Waikato, Auckland and Bay of Plenty regions to compete, and were joined by 7 local Whangamatā teams… read more
For us the period building up to the race is far harder and physical and mentally more taxing than the race itself. With 3 weeks till the race and very little organised we sprung into action. Working our way through the gear list was priority number 1… read more
Be fit and ready on the 20th April 2013, for the inaugral Adventure Race in Whangamatā. The coastline just south of the Coromandel is an amazing outdoor playground. The course will utilize the ocean (mystery water activities!), the coastline and the bush surrounding Whangamatā. It promises to a stunning and exciting course – ideal for everyone from beginners to hardened adventure racers. read more
This weekend in the depths of Canterbury’s wilderness, the National Orienteering Championships will be taking place this Easter weekend.
Bivouac Outdoor are a key sponsor of this year’s competition and will be supplying prizes to the competition winners throughout the event. read more
Backyard And Beyond’s much anticipated ‘One Fine Day On A Mountain’ premiere screening.
27th March 2013
Bivouac Tower Junction, Christchurch read more
Arriving at Kumara race course on Thursday afternoon there was a calm excitement in the air. This year’s longest day race was shaping up to be a stunner with the strongest men’s field assembled in over a decade! read more
We had the first of the Night Navigation Series events last night here in Christchurch, put on by the guys at Bivouac Southerly Storm. The weather was a lot better than expected after the previous night being covered in hail … read more
Climbing around Christchurch has been challenging since the series of large earthquakes that devastated the city. Access to crags has been difficult, and some of the most popular crags have become unclimbable. Despite that, Christchurch climber Mark Pugh-Williams has recently … read more
Words by Peter O’Sullivan, Bivouac Sponsored Athlete. Well the “longest day” has been hankering with me for many years. I had competed in and won the teams section five times previously so it was time for a new challenge. … read more