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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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Mt Somers – the climbing begins

Following our unsuccessful trip to Redcliffs, our next port of call was Mount Somers, near Methven in the Cantebury region. This semi-apline crag boasts lines over 100m and a mix of sport and trad climbing. The South Island Rock guide … 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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