A brief account of a solid mission by a solid crew: Rachel Smith, along with Robert Phillips, Liv Martin, Kerry Clapham, Luke Whitehead & Alida van Vugt The weekend began with a classic days’ tramping. After driving up to Mesopotamia, we negotiated our way up Black birch stream, featuring a bit of river crossing and … Continue reading High Thumb, Low Thumb
Rachel Smith & Robert Phillips | February 2021 Armed with some 3-month old (but apparently outdated) route advice, Rob & I created the ‘fun’ route up the Fox glacier to Chancellor hut: A) Kerosene taxi: Cheating! (not that we could afford it) 1. Walk up road: We nailed this bit! 2. … Continue reading The ‘fun’ Fox Glacier Route
Author: Max Truell After Ben’s breakup and my two weeks of unfulfilling unemployment, we were in need of a mission, and we had just the one in mind. The plan started over a year ago and like most EMTH 119 lectures, Ben and I were not paying attention to robotic German maths lecturer and were … Continue reading Good Mates on Scarface
This story starts, as many do, during the early hours of the morning in the mighty Riccarton. Despite the darkness, Hamish and Marina were quite happy with their sleep, and begun an optimistic conversation about their preparedness as we pulled up next to Georgia’s house. That convo turned to shit with her addition, that’s for … Continue reading Cloud Rock Bivvy
3rd – 4th February By Zoë Marshall-Means What a start to the year. I decided to ditch my mates at Electric Ave at midnight the night before (dick move, I know), in order to go on Freshers. I messaged Hovey at 2am, informing him that I was coming, packed by 3, got Max to share … Continue reading Freshers!