Daily Archives: 2003-04-09

Glacier Climbing – Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

The day started early and we ate a healthy and filling breakfast. Today we are attempting to climb Franz Josef, the worlds` steepest and fastest flowing guided glacier.

We went to the meeting point where we were suited up in fashionable blue Gortex jackets and heavy brown steel toed boots. A thick pair of woolly socks and our ice talonz completed the outfit but not before sticking on some blister tape. This was going to be a long day.

We jumped onto the bus and rode the 10 mins to the read more

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