New Zealand’s Te Araroa - A Speaking Tour

Te Araroa is trending. 

While the Te Araroa Trust estimates there were 200 hikers on the trail last season when we were out there, those numbers are surely doubling this season. 

And because I’ve written about Te Araroa every which way—for Backpacker Magazine, the Appalachian Trials blog, Gregory’s blog, the Therm-a-rest blog, Superfeet’s blog and the Big Agnes blog—we decided it was time to start promoting it via presentation. 

In the months of December and January, we will travel to 8 REI stores across the country to share photos, tips for success, including information on obtaining a Visa, Te Araroa route information and gear suggestions. 

Oh, did we mention we will also be giving away FREE GEAR from companies like Gregory, Hi-Tec, SuperfeetSawyer and more!

REI East Hanover
Tuesday, December 1
280 State Route 10
East Hanover, NJ
Register here

REI Columbus-Easton
Thursday, December 3
4150 Worth Ave
Columbus, OH 
Register here

REI Castleton (Indianapolis)
Monday, December 7
8490 Castleton Corner Dr.
Indianapolis, IN
Register here

REI St. Louis
Tuesday, December 8
1703 S. Brentwood Blvd
St. Louis, MO
Register here

REI (Overland Park) Kansas City
Wednesday, December 9
6281 W. 135 St. 
Overland Park, KS
Register here

REI Colorado Springs
Tuesday, January 5
1376 E. Woodmen Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO
Register here

REI Boulder
Wednesday, January 6
1789 28th St.
Boulder, CO
Register here

REI Denver
Wednesday, January 13
1416 Platte St.
Denver, CO 
Register here

Hope some of our readers can join us at an event!!!

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