Arthur’s Pass

Mt Philistine

Mt Philistine has been dragging my attention for a while and I finally got to climb it this summer! Main thoughts: The access is easy. Park at Otira Valley Carpark, follow a well trodden track…



Mt Bealey to Avalanche Peak Traverse

Classic Arthur’s Pass / CTC trip. Because of the non-favourable weather forecast for the afternoon, we decided to go from Mt Bealey to Avalanche Peak rather than the other way around.A few of us shot…




Mt Foweraker from Hawdon Shelter

3 CTC souls and 1 aspiring CTC soul gathered at Hawdon shelter with the goal of tackling Mt Foweraker via a long spur on its eastern side.Finding the entry point of the trap line that…


Mt O’Malley in Arthur’s Pass

Kupkin and I started this pre-Christmasy adventure in the CTC hut. Kupkin was impressed what a lodge the CTC owns and I truly did feel proud to be a member of a club with such…