Now the end of winter is finally in sight, many of us will be making plans to enjoy the great outdoors in the warmer months, says RNZ. But New Zealand terrain can be less than forgiving and it’s easy to get lost or fall victim to the elements. Nathan Watson of NZ Mountain Safety Council says there are a number of things you can do during your planning and preparing that will have a direct impact on your safety out in the bush. He also suggests using an app like Plan my Walk to help with the process.