Fox Glacier

  • long trip in bus
  • boots put on over many pairs of socks
  • helicopter ride onto glacier
  • crampons
  • guide cut "steps" in ice
  • walked a fair way up
  • fair bit of rain
  • ice cave
  • crevasse
  • group photo on top
  • walked through gap in ice
  • helicopter back down again
  • race for hot shower
  • dinner and drinks
  • tiredness set in
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