3039.7 / 3074.5 km 98.9% Invercargil / Tuatara Lodge

Posts are delayed by a week, and publish at noon NZDT (7 pm EDT).

Lake Hāwea
Sunday, March 17, 2024 8:57 pm
Location: Wanaka / Adventure Wanaka Hostel (2664.7 km)

A long day along water brought me to Wānaka.

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High-Elevation Sheep
Saturday, March 16, 2024 9:51 pm
Location: Lake Hawea / Lake Hawea Hotel (2640.2 km)

A climb up to Breast Hill and then steeply down to and along Lake Hāwea brought me, at least for now, out of the mountains.

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Timaru River
Friday, March 15, 2024 7:57 pm
Location: Stodys Hut (2618.3 km)

A wet, cold, and very eventful day along (and through) the Timaru River brought me to an historic hut.

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Ahuriri River
Thursday, March 14, 2024 9:00 pm
Location: Top Timaru Hut (2604.7 km)

A very varied day with several river crossings and a high-elevation mountain pass brought me to another valley in preparation for even more river crossings tomorrow.

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Lake Ōhau
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 9:29 pm
Location: Ahuriri River East Branch Campsite 2527.4 (2576.4 km)

Departing from the Alps 2 Ocean cycle path, the TA and I headed over a saddle, towards the Ahuriri River.

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