Routeburn Track (plus Greenstone-Caples) 

After a week of farming followed by a week of sitting on our butts, K and I were itching for a nice long a tramp in the park. Conveniently, the Routeburn Track runs right into the Greenstone Valley and Caples Valley Tracks, so we decided to link up the reputable Routeburn with a lesser known…

Mount Saint Helens – Summit

Can I have two tickets for the top of Saint Helen’s, please? … $22 each? … Do you take American Express? That is about what it takes to commit yourself to summiting Mount Saint Helens, an active volcano located in the Pacific Northwest’s aptly named “Ring of Fire”. As described in an earlier post, K and I…