It was after 8pm when a curly haired American girl straggled into Iris Burn Hut on the Kepler track, a Great Walk, in Fiordland, New Zealand. Ranger Robbie had just finished his nightly information talk to the rest of the trampers in the hut.
When you finally arrive to your backcountry hut after a grueling day of tramping, you are rewarded with the pleasure of getting to know your fellow campers. You chat, make friends, sip tea and whisky, share stories, apply various ointments to soothe your bites/blisters/burns and wind down.
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