Torlesse Range

Supermoon at Foggy Peak

I first scheduled this trip in June. Four full moons later, all the necessary variables (such as snow, clear skies, and no gale wind) finally aligned, and the trip was finally on. What’s more, it…

Castle Hill Peak winter ascent

Funny enough, I’ve just realised now, as I’m writing this, that I led a trip up to Castle Hill Peak in January. Oh well, one can’t visit there too frequently; the convenience is just too…

Castle Hill Peak in a fog

Weirdly enough, this was my first climb to the Castle Hill Peak, probably the most popular high peak for Christchurchians. We started off at the Porters Pass car park, a neat carpark right on the top of the pass.