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2019/20 Hikes: Who, What, When, Where, Why

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2019/20 Hikes: Who, What, When, Where, Why

There is so much that I love about hitting the trail. The plethora of hikes around Queenstown and in New Zealand in general was a big factor in my decision to move to the land of the long white cloud. This log is for retrospection and inspiration.

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uprooted but grounded (April-June 19)

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uprooted but grounded (April-June 19)

Queenstown is the only place that has me somehow feeling a simultaneous ‘low’ of feeling grounded and at ease and ‘high’ of feeling always inspired and fulfilled. It’s a state I have always sought and now I get to be in it, day in and day out.

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Week 3/4: The Routeburn + Caples Tracks (some of them)

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Week 3/4: The Routeburn + Caples Tracks (some of them)

My third week was spent primarily hiking the Routeburn + Caples Tracks, during which I did A LOT OF THINKING. Like the most thinking I have probably ever done in my life and that is saying something, because I am one of the deepest and widest thinkers that you’ll ever meet…so for week 3, come on into my crazy mind…

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Unconditionally Remarkable

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Unconditionally Remarkable

This is how I saw the Remarkables on my latest adventure to Queenstown in June 2017 with Jetstar NZ. In the space of a handful of days, I saw these mountains under all kinds of conditions - and under every single one of these conditions, they were true to their name - remarkable...

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