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2013 September

Queenstown: Adventure Playground

By | New Zealand, Skiing, Travel | 7 Comments

QtownAerial-smallAs it did for a lot of impressionable young skiers, watching Warren Miller’s annual feature ski films has done a number on my bank account. Almost as much as that reliable old friend/foe Captain Morgan. Over the years, the more I saw the lucky skiers and film crews trek to far-off destinations—and Colorado seemed “far off” as a kid—the more I resolved to get to wherever they were.

One year, a crew made its way to the Southern Alps of New Zealand and I remember Warren narrating something like: “The Southern Alps of New Zealand are bigger than the Swiss and Italian Alps combined.” Read More