Post-Greenstone/Routeburn Recovery Process & Milford Sound (January 8th – 14th, 2018)

January 8th We were basically out of food at this point. We had two pretty small granola bars so we each ate one. We got a late start since we were both exhausted from our 44 kilometers hiked over the last two days. We didn't have very far to go (we thought about 7 kilometers … Continue reading Post-Greenstone/Routeburn Recovery Process & Milford Sound (January 8th – 14th, 2018)

Routeburn Track {Howden Hut to Routeburn Flats Hut & Return} – Day 5 and 6 (January 6th and 7th, 2018)

Note: I wrote a lot of phone notes regarding these two days and as I wrote my blog post, I noticed that they were very repetitive. So, I've put the two days of phone notes at the bottom of this blog post so that you can read if you're interested. But you're not missing anything … Continue reading Routeburn Track {Howden Hut to Routeburn Flats Hut & Return} – Day 5 and 6 (January 6th and 7th, 2018)

Greenstone Track Days Three and Four – McKeller Hut to Howden Hut {Routeburn Track} (January 4th and 5th, 2018)

Phone notes regarding Day 3: Day 3 January 4: We only had 7km to walk from McKeller hut to Howden hut on the Routeburn Great walk track. We got up a bit late since we didn't have far to go. The walk took a couple of hours until we came to the open grassy valley … Continue reading Greenstone Track Days Three and Four – McKeller Hut to Howden Hut {Routeburn Track} (January 4th and 5th, 2018)

Queenstown for New Years!! (December 29th, 2017 – January 1st, 2018)

The morning of the 29th, George and I (and a bunch of other people) hopped on the Stray bus from Wanaka to Queenstown. It's really not that far away but since we can't check into the hostels until 2pm or after, the bus drivers draw the ride out way too long. Anyway, we did a … Continue reading Queenstown for New Years!! (December 29th, 2017 – January 1st, 2018)

I’m still here…. I’ve been in the woods!

Hello everyone! Sorry for the cyber-silence for the last two weeks or so. I've been having incredible adventures and an update that I am eager to tell you about. For now, I'll just put a few photos in and let you get excited about what I have to share in the coming week or two. … Continue reading I’m still here…. I’ve been in the woods!