Geography

To Haast, the Hard Way

In summer, a team of climbers embarked on what would be an ambitious and gruelling attempt to traverse the Southern Alps. They began on bicycles in Christchurch and, more than a month later, finished in Haast, having walked 200 km—some on trails pioneered by Charlie Douglas more than a century ago, other times taking routes no one had attempted before.

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