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LESSONS FROM THE BIG BLUE

The Franz Josef Glacier is a temperate, maritime glacier on the western flank of the Southern Alps, New Zealand.

by Romina Waller

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LESSONS FROM THE BIG BLUE

22 March 2022

The Franz Josef Glacier is a temperate, maritime glacier on the western flank of the Southern Alps, New Zealand.

by Romina Waller

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The climber

28 January 2022

It is easy to glorify climbing. In the mountains the stakes are high and risks extreme. There is a lot of hardship, and it is amongst the hardship that compels climbers to come back into a place of risk time and time again. At the heart of this hardship is the relationships that are molded between climbers. Through the noise, the forecasts, the beta, the right and wrongs, is a story worth telling. 

by Romina Waller

Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

Glacier

Glacier Myths Busted

9 April 2020

Have you ever heard something about a glacier and just weren't sure if it was fact or fiction? Well rest assured, we're here to set the record straight!

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Franz Josef Glacier West Coast Wildlife

Wildlife of the West Coast; native and introduced

22 February 2019

Whilst Westland Tai Poutini National Park is abundant with plant life, the same can't be said for the animal population. But if you're willing to look a little harder, you may spot some unique creatures in the landscape.

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Franz Josef Glacier

The story of Kā Roimata ō Hine Hukatere

18 January 2019

The Māori name for Franz Josef Glacier is Kā Roimata ō Hine Hukatere (The tears of Hine Hukatere).

Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

New Zealand Franz Josef Glacier

What To Pack For Winter In New Zealand

29 May 2018

Product expert Daan Dijkstra knows his gear. With more than 20 years in the outdoor industry, he’s the Kathmandu guru for what to pack for every weather condition and activity.

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