Like clockwork, the first steep-bastard-climb of the tramp hit us in the face at barely 8am, exactly how our alarms had done just two hours before. Thankfully the scenery was more than enough to distract us from our reluctantly warming legs and lethargic lungs as we stopped at the first flattish bit – the snow … Continue reading Up River Creek Without a Shit a.k.a. The Revenge of the Night Befores’ Chicken
When your significant other says they want to go tramping, you can’t really say no… An impromptu plan to get to Barker hut, find pretty rocks and see some glaciers was slapped together on Thursday night and 24 hours later we were headed to Arthurs pass. As it is to be expected with the southern … Continue reading Of Flooded Rivers and Sandflies
There was a bit of theme on this impromptu, poorly researched but awesome and remote 3 day weekend-but-not-really-a-weekend. With end of term assignments stacking up, I wanted to be free of uni early so I stayed up till 4 in the early hours of Sunday morning to finish an assignment (just standard uni stuff, right?). … Continue reading Shaun gets Stuck and Hovey Hits his Head
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!