The original plan was to take on Mt Olympus. However, this mountain is on private land and recent floods damaged the access road so permissions to access Mt Olympus are scarce now. In the morning at the petro station, we decided that Mt Winterslow makes for a suitable backup.
I’ve had the SMD Lunar Solo for a few years now so I thought that it’s about time to write a review on it. I and this tent have been through good and bad together – from a storm and gale to some windless subtropical nights so we’ve had many opportunities to get to know each other well.
After my last trip to Lewis Pass on which we got rained on, I decided that the next time when we’ll be spending 5h of our Sunday in a car, it’ll be on a sunny day. And this was the day! 17 brave CTC souls including 2 adventurous prospective members took off from Palmer Lodge car park at about 9.30 AM.