"There is nothing like taking that first step into a foreign world, and the great unknown that lies beyond it."

Honorable Mentions. Walks I didn't get to do that look incredible.

Honorable Mentions. Walks I didn't get to do that look incredible.

If you are in New Zealand, and have time check these out. These are off of the Te Araroa and are some of the most scenic hikes in New Zealand. 

Mueller Hut. http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/canterbury/places/aoraki-mount-cook-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/mueller-hut-route/

Cascade Saddle. http://www.doc.govt.nz/documents/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/otago/cascade-saddle-route.pdf

Gillespie Pass. http://www.doc.govt.nz/documents/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/otago/gillespie-pass-brochure-web.pdf

The Final Walk. Two Thumbs Track 72.5 kilometers

The Final Walk. Two Thumbs Track 72.5 kilometers

Gear List. What I brought on the trails.

Gear List. What I brought on the trails.