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Hiking in Tahiti with ICEGRIPPER


When you think of South Pacific islands, the image is of coconut palms, sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons. But there is another side to the islands of French Polynesia that are equally as beautiful. The lush green hills and valleys, waterfalls and archaeological sites that you’ll discover when you go hiking in the interior of the islands of Tahiti…

Trek Tahiti's mountains with ICEGRIPPER

You may have read our blog article about ICEGRIPPER supplying a customer in New Caledonia, another group of islands in the South Pacific - where the soil is uniquely red and extremely slippery.  Well, here’s another first – this time ICEGRIPPER dispatched products to a customer in Tahiti.

Some of Tahiti’s trails are difficult and demanding, for example the trail to the top of Mount Aorai near Papeete, 2,066 meters above sea level. The view from the summit is possibly the most remarkable in the islands of Tahiti. The trail is well signposted, so it’s possible to go on your own. However, the tourist authority recommends that you use the services of a professional guide...

Kahtoola EXOspikes for Tahiti trekking only at ICEGRIPPER

Cecile P <> Wed, 26 Jun 2024 (translated from our conversation in French)

" I ordered (Kahtoola) EXOspikes for hiking…

Here in Polynesia, we have a lot of river crossings with very slippery rocks and the EXOspikes allow us to avoid slipping!

They are also very useful on descents so as not to slip as well.

Our hiking grounds are not open and clean like in France or New Zealand for example.

Now that we have found a site that ships to Polynesia, we are going to talk about it between us (and recommend ICEGRIPPER) because here, in Tahiti, we do not have access to this product...”


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