Posts Tagged ‘glacier’
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In Focus: An Interview with Greenland Expert, Dr Sarah Aciego

I was recently introduced to a new adventure travel company, Big Chill Adventures.  The company is the brainchild of Dr. Sarah Aciego, a renowned glaciochemist who has pioneered isotope dating of ice cores at the Universit...


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Flying High Above Real Middle Earth

Encompassing some of the most dramatic scenery on the planet, New Zealand’s south island is noted for its ability to inspire a longing for adventure. Alpine peaks, glacial lakes and vast stretches of uninhabited wilderness pr...



Kayaking The Glacial Waters Of Lake Wanaka

The wind whips my hair into my eyes as I stare out across the mass of undulating waves. I stand and contemplate the scene before me. This morning I’m joining the crew of Wanaka Kayaks, SUP & Sail and the thought of paddli...


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Ice and Spikes: New Zealand

Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Summer 2013 he bad weather may have passed, but it had left a present. The corrugated face of New Zealand’s Franz Josef glacier had been softened by an overnight dump of fresh powd...



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The Land of Fire and Ice

  Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Issue 5 (Winter 2012)  eft, right, ice sticks in; Left, right, feet up. First sling each axe into the wall of ice, then kick the foot spears into the wall. It looked easy en...