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Kalene Morris
Director of Excursions

excursions@eagleeyeministries.org
(303) 875-7595 ext. 3

Not for the Faint of Heart

Designed to challenge the body and feed the soul, Eagle Eye Ministries Excursions will bring you face to face with the unfiltered majesty of the King of Kings. The splendor of the Catholic faith is on full display as Fr. Nathan, his Brothers and Sisters, and COR Expeditions guide you through some of the most beautiful – and the most demanding – hikes in the world.

Bow before Christ in Adoration atop the Rockies. Kneel on orange stone as you receive the Bread of Heaven in a desert canyon. Feel the Holy Spirit stir within you as the Salve is intoned in the winter night.

Let EEM Excursions be the next step on your journey toward sainthood.

San Diego Desert Excursion

This excursion is scheduled for December 2 to 5, 2021.

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New Zealand Winter Excursion

Ages 20 to 35 | December 28, 2021 to January 7, 2022

Join Fr. Nathan Cromly with Eagle Eye Ministries and COR Expeditions for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in New Zealand! This course will be a trip like none other, combining outdoor adventures amid the world-renowned scenery of New Zealand’s South Island with profound opportunities for spiritual growth and fellowship with other young Catholics. 

The course begins in Christchurch with the Community of St. John, making its way down the South Island with day hikes in the Aoraki Mount Cook area before a five-day, four-night backpacking course incorporating the iconic Routeburn Track with the Greenstone-Caples Loop. Finally, the group will experience the breathtaking views of Milford Sound by boat before the trip concludes in Queenstown, considered to be the adventure capital of New Zealand. Throughout the trip, you will not only be able to experience the beauty and adventure of the outdoors, but also be nourished by preaching, Liturgy, and prayer. Make friends, experience Christ, and grow in your spiritual life amid the amazing landscapes New Zealand has to offer! 

The course will take place on the South Island of New Zealand from Dec. 28-Jan. 7. Participants will be asked to provide basic personal items as well as certain backpacking items. Moderate physical fitness is required for this course, as the backpacking portion of the trip will take place in sub-alpine and alpine environments, will have significant elevation gain and loss, and moderate mileage. Participants can expect to carry 35-45 pound packs while hiking. Weather in New Zealand, especially in mountainous areas, is variable even in the summer season; snow, rain, and temperatures in the 30’s-80’s Farenheit can occur while backpacking or camping. All food and travel costs (including lodging) during the course dates will be provided by EEM and COR. However, while with EEM and COR, participants can expect to tent camp or sleep in churches, assist with group cooking, and go for 2-5 days without showers. Participants are required to obtain their own airfare that fits within the EEM itinerary, but are welcome to extend their travel in NZ either before or after the course itself.

Please contact Sarah Carlstrom (sarah@corexpeditions.org) or Kalene Morris (excursions@eagleeyeministries.org) BEFORE purchasing your airline ticket. We are happy to help you work out any details before your flight is purchased; however, we may not be able to help you afterwards.

strong>Course Itinerary:
*All dates/times listed are NZ time*
12/28 Tuesday: Arrive in Christchurch, NZ by 2:00PM
12/29 Wednesday: Leave Christchurch for Mt. Cook area
12/30 Thursday: Day hike Mt. Cook
12/31 Friday: Drive to the divide (start of Routeburn)
1/1 Saturday: Begin hiking Routeburn-Caples
1/2 Sunday: Backpack
1/3 Monday: Backpack
1/4 Tuesday: Backpack
1/5 Wednesday: Backpack; come out at trailhead
1/6 Thursday: Drive to Milfor Sound; boat tour
1/7 Friday: Depart Queenstown, NZ anytime after 12:00PM