Pacific Trip Leader

Mary Raynor

Mary was born and raised in California. As a whitewater river guide, she was part of the USA’s women’s team to compete in an international peace exchange in Russia in 1989 where she met her husband, Gordon, from New Zealand. Mary is an early childhood teacher and continues to love all sorts of adventure sports, especially kayaking and mountain bike riding. Both she and her husband, Gordon, have a deep love of New Zealand's natural history and are experienced hikers. She recently took the opportunity to travel the length of New Zealand to visit all sorts of special places, and continues to indulge in a few of her favorite domestic activities including knitting, crocheting, and cooking delicious meals.

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New Zealand: Ultimate South Island

Mar 2-16, 2024

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