tramping in canterbury

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…

Climbing Avalanche Peak in New Zealand

Avalanche Peak is the most famous mountain in Arthur’s Pass National Park, New Zealand. It’s also the mountain that gets often underestimated, especially if you take Scotts Track on the way up because it’s much easier and the rocky exposed tops may come as a surprise.