Ski mission up to Lake Angelus in 2014.
Category: Arthurs Pass
Canterbury Haute Route
In total 3 days, with nights spent at Waimakariri Hut and Barker Hut (thanks CMC). Amazing weather!
The last day was the most amazing with dry powder on all the downhills.
With low snow cover access to Cass Saddle hut can be pretty quick and afford some nice tuns en-route.. Cass Saddle hut is a basic back country hut with a wood burner and bunks and water is close at hand. Low snow cover really is the key for this trip to be good value, I mean ski in ski out touring is a special thing right!So, with that in mind my advice is wait for a low snow year, that said there is loads of good skiing to be found around the various basins, with a huge range of aspects and elevations and if your into waiting for the ski in ski out thing to be on your gonna find some trees to get involved with too! Continue reading '1912 from Cass Saddle Hut, Cragieburn'»