Merrica River Trek: Training to #trekNZ

Merrica River Trek: Training to #trekNZ

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Henry David Thoreau Our trip to trek in New Zealand is now […]

A Backcountry Snowshoeing Adventure

A Backcountry Snowshoeing Adventure

I’m just going to say what you’re not supposed to say – I hate skiing. I hate everything about it. I hate the crowds in the ski resorts. I hate the clunky boots. I hate having a wet bum because I have spent more time on it than skiing. And I hate the feeling of trying […]

#trekNZ: Training to Trek New Zealand

#trekNZ: Training to Trek New Zealand

We have been making plans. Big plans. The email came out of the blue while I was at work. “Do you want to go to trekking in New Zealand over the Christmas break?” I must have been distracted or delirious because I responded immediately: “YES!!” In capitals even. I was that keen. Fast forward two days, airline […]