Meet Will!

He surfs, he skis, he hikes.... he's Will. Time to meet another member of the Franz Josef Glacier Guide team.

Guide Will

How long have you worked for Franz Josef Glacier Guides?
1 year

Describe yourself in 5 words
I'm an enjoyer of life!

What is your earliest memory of the outdoors?
Building huts in the bush.

What is the funniest thing that's happened to you while working on the glacier?
A fellow guide falling over in front of 66 clients - you know who you are...!

What is your idea of the best little getaway on the West Coast?
Surfing at the beach, then having a few coldies around a bonfire with the boys.

What have you got planned for your next big adventure?
Climbing up something steep & scary, then skiing off it.

What do you spend most of your spare time doing?
Skiing, surfing, climbing & contemplating the meaning of life.

Best place you have taken a photo from?
The balcony of Centennial Hut, overlooking the Franz Josef neve at sunset.

In one sentence can you describe your life in South Westland for me?
Living the dream.

What do you most enjoy about your job or the Franz Josef Glacier?
Taking a helicopter to work every day and hitting the glacier with my axe!