Two and a half hours of sleeping later my alarm went off at the bright and early time of 5am. That’s what happens when you host the CUSSC Intro BBQ at your flat the night before. Congregating at the foundry car park we were off in no time, driving out of the city in two … Continue reading Brass Monkey Biv
Miss swearing at trees? Forgotten what it feels like to climb through gorse? Skin too intact? With all this time off tramping your brain might be trying to forget the trauma of your last proper bush bash. But fear not! Follow these nine easy steps for a bush bashing adventure in your own backyard! The … Continue reading 9 EASY Steps to Bush-bash at Home!
Will the sole of my boots still be attached at the end of the hike? Will we make it up Mt. Saunders? How bad is bush bashing really? Find out in this week’s episode of: ONWARDS AND UPWARDS! Day 1 – Mt Fyffe Carpark -> Mt Fyffe -> Kowhai saddle -> Kowhai Hut It all … Continue reading Onwards and upwards!
DISCLAIMER: This TROG is in no way sponsored by Radix Nutrition – not bad for a freeze-dried meal. Also, probably the best meal we’ve enjoyed on an iceberg… Water from Camp Creek filled my boots and soaked my socks, as I stepped tentatively into the brisk flow of the river. It climbed higher up my … Continue reading Mongolian Throat Singing & Luke-Cold Baths
The weekend started with lots of sleepy looking sleepy looking trampers waiting in a cold UCSA parking lot wondering where the trip leader was. Well, I was halfway across Ilam fields working up quite a sweat trying to carry 40 L of goon in two slippery plastic bags, cursing at myself that I had not … Continue reading Bush Ball 2019