trips with the Christchurch Tramping Club (leading)



Family walk to Mt Sugarloaf

This was our fourth tramp for kids and the last day trip for kids in 2023. This wee adventure attracted 13 adults and 14 kids of very young age, typically between 2 and 6 years….




Mt Fitzgerald on Banks Peninsula

Starting off from the Kaituna Valley Rd carpark, we swiftly began heading up along the Monument Track. I really enjoy this part of the Port Hills; it feels remote, the ascent is gradual, and the…


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…



Goat Pass as a day trip

This trip was sooo close to being canceled. I was a bit skeptical about the weather, but Chris, as usual, was keen to go regardless. Sometimes I feel like the worse the weather, the happier…