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Fiery Col, 1546m  
   

Fiery Col, 1546m

It looks intimidating,but it wasn't too bad. We were able to avoid most of the snow. Finding it in the first place was harder. It was on our way up to Fiery Col that we made the biggest navigation blunder of our trip - ending up 600 metres from where we should have been. We were forced to descend part of the way and then climb back up on the correct route.
Tramping - The Five Passes

January 27th 2010
Feral Mike and The Beast of Burden are Back Gentle Readers, by the time you read this the solo bike ride will be about to resume. I fly from Auckland to Wellington tomorrow (Friday, 29 January 2010) to unshackle the Beast and free him from the dungeon where he has lain for the past few weeks. Together we take a ferry to Picton and the adventure resumes. In the meantime, here's a l ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » National Parks » Mt Aspiring National Park

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
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