Advertisement
« previous next »
Cool sunset at the end of our walk  
   

Cool sunset at the end of our walk

Coping with the Copeland

June 16th 2007
The Copeland Track is a tramp (Kiwi for a hike) that heads directly inland from the west coast, crossing the Southern Alps via the Copeland Pass and passing into Mt Cook National Park. At this time of year it’s a full-on alpine trek, requiring ice axe and crampons to go the full 50kms or so across the Main Divide. We were just going for the relatively easily accessible Welcome Flat Hut, 17kmâ ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fox Glacier

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.09s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 4; qc: 6; dbt: 0.0078s; 6; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb