new zealand

  • Friday Fan Club, Vol. 4

    Five things from the Internet that I’m a fan of on this Friday.

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  • Flock Hill Bouldering

    I’ve been getting out into the high Canterbury plains recently for some great outdoor climbing. Flock Hill in particular is considered a world-class boulder field, by NZ natives and visiting climbers alike. Compared to most rock climbing, Flock is weird. There are a lot of sloping holds that are hard to get a handle on,…

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  • Hiking Copland Valley & Welcome Flat

    It’s a great time to be on the South Island of New Zealand. The weather is getting warmer, the plains of Canterbury are (relatively) green and best of all, the hordes of travelers that turn the South Island’s main thoroughfares into parking lots for campervans in high summer haven’t arrived yet. As a traveler myself,…

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