tramping in canterbury

Fullmoon trip to Foggy Peak

As I quite enjoy night tramping, it was only a matter of time to start looking to extend my summer night tramping experience to winter. The most accessible option to start seemed to be Foggy…


Mt Oxford

The weather forecast wasn’t favourable. Southerly was supposed to hit us after lunchtime so I thought that a trip to Mt Oxford was ambitious enough for the day. There were 7 of us. We drove…



Matariki trip to Mt Cloudsley

The weather seemed to be bad everywhere but Windy did show a gap of hope somewhere in the middle of Craigieburns. I put the last-minute trip up to Mt Cloudsley (2107 m) for which 4…




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 Binser (1860m) in Arthur’s Pass

This was a last-minute CTC trip that I announced on Friday on CTC Facebook and it appeared on the CTC website on Saturday morning. It attracted only 1 person, Geoffrey Cornelis. The day didn’t start…