You up for an adventure this weekend? That, or some variation of that question, was the message I’d rattled off to a dozen people last week in the hopes of finding someone keen to head to Barker Hut. I’ve been wanting to go here for a long time, and a nice-looking weather window on Friday … Continue reading Barker – Dam that’s a Cool Hut
A Frenchman, an English lass, and two Kiwis went for a walk in the bush. They climbed up mountains and ridgelines, crossed vast plateaus, prevailed through wind, snow and rain, and risked losing the very feet they walked on to the vicious, muddy pools and cavernous holes along the track. Continue reading A Needle and the Haystack
23rd – 25th June By Luke Whitehead Participants: Luke Whitehead, Georgia Prince, Harry O’Neill, Liv Martin, Bridget Page, Conor Handley Things started off so well this week. With a blanket of snow across most of the Southern Alps, our group of 10 had planned to make our way to St Arnaud to do the Travers-Sabine … Continue reading Anyone Keen for a Day Walk?
25 – 26th July Location: Cass lagoon By Isambard (Izzy) McMinn 20 Students of all backgrounds trickled into the UCSA carpark Saturday morning. Most – after very little sleep and sporting a ripping headache. The mood may be sour waking up, but it quickly turns to sweet when the everyone’s smiles greet you. We were … Continue reading Sore Glutes and Frozen Boots
9 – 11th July By Zoë Marshall-Means A group of nine is ambitious. And I’m hard to deal with. We drove to St Arnaud and boosted up to Bushline hut in the dark for an absolute feast. We happened to have a professional baker with us, and Harry fed us not one, but two banoffee pies … Continue reading Kahurangi