Cosmiques Arête Revisited

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Twenty six years later… a repeat ascent of the Cosmiques Arête. Winter climbing is like eating eggs. Just as scrambling an egg turns the raw ingredient into one of nature’s miracle foods, so, taking away the people, airbrushing the track, … Continued

Otago Rail Trail

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The Otago Central Rail Trail is a 150km off road cycle/walking trail between Clyde and Middlemarch in the South Island. It follows an old disused railway line and crosses the vast open grasslands of Central Otago. The original steam railway … Continued

Routeburn Track

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The Routeburn Track, one of the New Zealand Great Walks, is a 32km track linking the Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks in the South Island. Before we arrived in NZ, we had various plans. Mark wanted to improve his … Continued