Posts Tagged ‘glacier’

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...


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...


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...



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...