jen yu: kepler track - march 2007

kepler track - march 2007

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3 days: 43.1 miles
fiordland national park, new zealand
march 22-24, 2007

Jeremy had a conference in Australia, in March of 2007. After our visit to the Island Continent, we added another 12 days to explore an old favorite: New Zealand. We packed a lot into that trip, including a tramp on the Kepler Track. The Kepler is one of New Zealand's Great Walks, and in the interest of time, we did this nominally 4 day tramp in 3 days. After all, some people run the Kepler in a few hours! We also gave the huts a try. Read about day 1, day 2, and day 3.

day 1: doc visitor center car park to iris burn hut
672 - 1630 ft.
23 miles

day 2: iris burn hut to luxmore hut
1630 - 3560 ft. (luxmore saddle: 4593 ft.)
9.1 miles

day 3: luxmore hut to doc visitor center car park
3560 - 672 ft.
11 miles

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