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Reaching Canada

As we navigated our way through the last mud covered switchbacks of the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail), we caught a glimpse of Monument 78 standing proudly on the border between the United States of America and Canada. This monument had been in our sights for more than five months. Even in the initial planning phase of the 2650 mile (4286km) journey, this was always – without ‘ifs or buts’ – our ultimate goal.

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Day 001 – Northbound – The First Few Miles

Today’s Milage: 12.1mi (19.47km)
US/Mexican Border: (0.0mi) to Bushcamp: (12.1mi)
Remaining Miles to Canada: 2637.9mi (4245.28km)

It was 3:50am – my eyes opened. As I went to take my earplugs out I could see my brother Kenyon was already gearing up for the day. I stared at the tarp above me knowing what my brother and I were in for. 

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Cape Reinga to Bluff – Without a Hitch!

Kenyon Metford

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Above: My brother taking on one of the many high passes of New Zealand. Waiau Pass is not to be taken lightly. It’s notorious for it’s sudden change in weather conditions. I pieced together this animated gif as my brother hiked his way south towards Hanmer Springs.

This is a reblog from my brothers blog site. Below the following images is a link to the last day of his traverse of New Zealand.

Traverse New Zealand

Hiking Days Remaining:…
Remaining Distance: 0km
Distance Covered: 3301km
Total Traverse Hiking Days: 148

Only 13 kilometres remained until I would reach the very end of the trail – Stirling Point, Bluff! 

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