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Arthurs Pass is a road through the Southern Alps in the South Island, New Zealand. This pass through the mountains connects the Selwyn District in Canterbury to the West Coast. 165 more words


What If...

‘Let’s go out Plein Air painting’, he said.

He was gently coercing me past my fears.

What if I couldn’t do it justice?

What if it just didn’t work? 214 more words


Canterbury Plains

What a fun night!

Fire roaring keeping our faces all rosy pink even after we derobed our hats, scarfs, jackets, etc., at the door.

Pete’s fabulous baking to nibble on between strokes. 101 more words


Killer views from New Zealand's Bealey Spur Track are worth the climb

Today’s rain did not keep me from hiking the fantastic Bealey Spur Track near Arthur’s Pass on the New Zealand’s South Island.

It was pouring rain five hours ago, when I… 207 more words

Sheryl Jean

Phipps Peak via South Face & Mount Temple Traverse

Date: October 30, 2016
Distance: 13.4 km
Max Elevation: 1970 m
Cumulative Elevation Gain: 1282 m
Time: 8.5 hours
Success: Yes
Summits: 2
Partners: Chris Hill… 622 more words

Alpine Climbing

O'Malley, Mount

Date: October 27, 2016
Distance: 11.3 km
Max Elevation: 1767 m
Cumulative Elevation Gain: 1396 m
Time: 9 hours
Success: Yes
Summits: 1
Partners: Evan Davies… 285 more words


Castle Hill Peak

Date: October 26, 2016
Distance: 14.9 km
Max Elevation: 1998 m
Cumulative Elevation Gain: 1353 m
Time: 5.5 hours
Success: Yes
Summits: 1
Partners: Graeme Kates… 345 more words