Category Archives: Canterbury

Blending with Boulderers and Sebastopol Carnage

Em and I are certainly not the breed for bouldering. Being staunch trad climbers who climb sport when there’s no gear around, bouldering doesn’t have much appeal to either of us. As we travelled along the Forgotten World highway from … Continue reading

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Peel Forest, Raincliff and Hanging Rock

While we were staying at the Pinnacles Hut at Mount Somers┬ásome locals had made mention of a lovely little DOC campground at Peel Forest, between Methven and Geraldine. After a week away we were well overdue a shower, and the … Continue reading

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Redcliff – the first (attempted) crag

After successfully making it down to the South Island of New Zealand we unfortunately learnt that The Mighty Bongo (our Madza Bongo van) flirts with the idea of overheating on hot days. After a forced stop on the side of … Continue reading

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