Past Meetup

Mountaineering Trip: Climb Mt Harper (2222m)

This Meetup is past

4 people went

Caltex - Russley

2 Russley Rd · Christchurch

How to find us

meet at Caltex Russley gas station

Location image of event venue

Details

Overnight trip, good fitness level needed as will be two big days of hiking and climbing. Involves river crossings and climbing with exposure.

Saturday: Leave Christchurch early, park at Klondyke Corner and walk in to Carrington Hut. Head up Camp Spur to spend the night.

Sunday: early start, continue up Camp Spur to summit and then walk out same way we came in.

Grade 1 climb. Info here:
http://climbnz.org.nz/nz/si/arthurs-pass/black-range/mt-harper/camp-spur

Topo Map:
http://www.topomap.co.nz/NZTopoMap?v=2&ll=-42.9916842,171.41345501&z=14&pin=1&lbl=Mt+Harper

As we are sleeping out this trip will only go ahead if weather is dry.

• What to bring

Good boots
warm clothes, hat, gloves
raincoat
sleeping bag and overnight camping gear (there is no hut)
food/water
sunblock etc
torch
gas money for the driver ($15-20 ea)
Helmet

**crampons and ice axe may be needed**