New Zealand is famed for the magnificent alpine range that has forged its way skyward amongst the varied landscape of the south.

Formed by a powerful tectonic force that has diverged and subducted the neighboring Pacific and Australian plates below, these colossal peaks serve as a reminder of the powerful forces which occupy the earth beneath our feet.

Awash with a variance of micro climates and geology, the elliptical Mackenzie Basin offers a little horizontal respite from the frozen peaks which line its borders.

Continue Reading..

Aoraki Mount Cook New Zealand Oceania