Wilderness

NO QUEUES, JUST VIEWS

in New Zealand, Franz Josef is retreating fairly quickly. From the valley floor, it is now impossible to get a sense of the sheer enormity of it. And the price of a helicopter flight isn’t within everyone’s budget. Fortunately, there is a way to freely view the glacier. But, it will cost eight hours

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Back On The Milford
And then you see it. After months of anticipation, track closures, a lockdown, a flight, two shuttles and a water taxi, Glade Wharf emerges from the mist in the northernmost reaches of Lake Te Anau. It’s the fabled gateway to Aotearoa’s most famous w
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Judge’s Decision
While both countries have their pros and cons, I’ll choose the winner based on one criterium only: which country do I get more excited about tramping in? In this case, the outcome is clear. Step up to the podium, Aotearoa. ■
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Infinite Galaxies
MY AFFAIR WITH the outdoors started with a baptism of sorts. The moment of my dunking was recorded in a photograph taken by Mum. I’m up to my shoulders in the Mataura River, staring back at the camera across the current and stones of the riverbed. Da