trips with the Christchurch Tramping Club (leading)

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…


Lake Man

I put this last-minute CTC trip up on Thursday afternoon. The long weekend was ahead and I thought that 2 long days out could suit some folks better than 3 standard days. In the end,…





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…