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
So when you find a hut called top Olderog on remote huts you know it’s a must do. And when you see it previously had a visit every three to five years then you know you have to do it immediately. Shaun Zoë and I left Christchurch at 5 on the Wednesday. Zoë left us … Continue reading An Icy Trog from the Olderog
After a sweaty climb up the mountain, being overtaken by more than one old dodder, we emerged successful high above the Canterbury plains (and the dreaded Lees Valley – where I could make out the fateful access road that obliterated Shaun’s car). We could also see Tram Rd stretching out into the distance, it is … Continue reading Richard’s Journey: from Mt Richardson to Refreshing Beverage
At the sensible, punctual time of 10pm, the crazy crew was on the road to the alps. Already having been awake and studying/working all day, it was fair to say we were hardly bright eyed and bushy tailed. Insanity prevails even through fatigue, however, so we were all still determined and eager for the ridiculous … Continue reading Type 2 Taruahuna Tramping