Kez

“Well, come on feet” - Sarah from the 80’s movie The Labyrinth. This is a line that I’m pretty sure I am going to be saying to my feet everyday for the next year as I attempt to hike New Zealands Te Araroa 18/19 and the PCT in 2019. Enjoy the highlights on the Trek or follow me at www.uptothehills.com

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The Joy of Urban Hiking on the Te Araroa

The Joy of Urban Hiking on the Te Araroa

When plans for the Te Araroa were put into motion, it was designed to take hikers through areas that highlight all of New Zealand. This includes

Dec 22, 2018 : Kez
The Te Araroa – A Baptism of Sun, Sand, Mud, and Roads

The Te Araroa – A Baptism of Sun, Sand, Mud, and Roads

It has been almost two weeks since I started the Te Araroa Trail in New Zealand. Before this, I had done many trails one to two weeks in length, but

Nov 30, 2018 : Kez
Train for the PCT by Hiking 1,800 Miles on the Te Araroa

Train for the PCT by Hiking 1,800 Miles on the Te Araroa

Most people train for the PCT by doing day hikes or a short multiday hike. I, on the other hand, plan to train for the PCT by doing 1,800 miles on

Nov 9, 2018 : Kez