After my last trip with the Christchurch Tramping Club to Boundary Creek Hut, I felt pretty motivated to try out something harder this time. Just clearly based on its name, Mt Misery sounded hard enough to me. There were 18 of us that day. It was Sunday morning and we arrived at the parking lot at the corner of West Coast Road and Cass Road.
Fizan trekking poles are supposed to be “the lightest trekking poles in the world”. That’s a pretty confident statement from its Italian manufacturers. I got a pair of the poles a year ago and I’ve been using them intensively since then