Field Report #3: Alpine New Zealand

Six mates spending eight nights in a hut learning the craft of alpine mountaineering. While exploring the peaks of Mt Cook national park we honed our skills in a rugged land of ice and rock.

 Dawn Patrol

Dawn Patrol

 Hochstetter dome east peak. 

Hochstetter dome east peak. 

 A quick lunch break prior to climbing the last pitches. 

A quick lunch break prior to climbing the last pitches. 

 Perfect cramponing conditions and blue bird weather made for an incredible day.  

Perfect cramponing conditions and blue bird weather made for an incredible day.  

 Making the most of down time. When a storm roles in there is not much to do but chill out. 

Making the most of down time. When a storm roles in there is not much to do but chill out. 

 Starting the long trek home 

Starting the long trek home 

 Hard to not be impressed by Mt Cook. 

Hard to not be impressed by Mt Cook. 

 

 

Field report #2: Bali

When you go to Bali in the wet season there is a high chance you will miss out on swell. When we arrived in Canggu it was small and the Bukit peninsula was flat. However Bali provides plenty of activities to keep you busy on lay days. 

 Sunsets over Canggu

Sunsets over Canggu

 Surf check at green bowls. It left a lot to be desired. 

Surf check at green bowls. It left a lot to be desired. 

 Making mates

Making mates

 Tegalalang Falls

Tegalalang Falls

 Our mate Sam having a laugh

Our mate Sam having a laugh

 Tropical Peaks

Tropical Peaks

 Climbing Mt Batur

Climbing Mt Batur

 Ubud Monkey Sanctuary 

Ubud Monkey Sanctuary 

 Seaweed farm on Nusa Lembongan  

Seaweed farm on Nusa Lembongan  

 Keeping it chilled in Bingin

Keeping it chilled in Bingin

 Finally scored some waves in Uluwatu. No better way to end a trip than at Single Fin bar

Finally scored some waves in Uluwatu. No better way to end a trip than at Single Fin bar