Our plane leaving us on the Upper Tasman glacier
Trent (letft) and Andrew (right) just before the Upper Tasman Adventure
The river on the Tasman Valley
Andrew on the flight in
The De La Bache Ridge and Mt De La Bache. This was one of the climbs we tried to tackle. Its a grade 2 Alpine climb.
Some Ice on the Anna Glacier, Mt Elie De Beaumont.
The upper left of the Anna Glacier in its cut-up Febuary condition. Mt Elie De Beaumont.
Ice fall on the Anna Glacier.
The Tasman Saddle hut and its loo.
The Anna Glacier in its cut-up Febuary condition, looking very Evil. We tried, but could not find an easy way up this thing. Mt Elie De Beaumont.
Mt Elie De Beaumont in its mourning glory. This would be a lovely mountain to climb.
Aoraki / Mt Cook. The east ridge (left), east face, Zurbriggen Ridge, Bowie Ridge, and the the Upper Linda Glacier.
The Tasman Saddle Hut with Mt Cook in the background.
Kelman Hut on sunrise
Andrew climbing on the Hochstetter Dome.
The northern ridge of Mt Elie De Beaumont droping down beneath the clouds. Its drops away another 1000 metres.
On top. Andrew on the top of the Hochstetter Dome
Surfing the mountains. Andrew on the top of the Hochstetter Dome.
"Now to get back". Andrew on the top of the Hochstetter Dome.
Andrew on the top of the Hochstetter Dome. "Triumphant!".
Andrew walking down Hochstetter Dome's SW Ridge.
Decending the Dome. Andrew on the SW ridge of Hochstetter Dome.
The ear feature long. Hochstetter Dome
The ear feature short. Hochstetter Dome
Pictures of Mt Elie De Beaumont and the Hochstetter Dome at night.
Tasman Saddle Hut at night
A 6-1 pully system. This setup is used for cravase rescue.
Writting on the Walls. Tasman Saddle Hut.
To the top bed. Tasman Saddle Hut.
The shitter at Tasman Saddle Hut. The wire line is there to tie into if you need to go in bad weather. A good option considering that you are only 3 - 4 metres away from 100-200m cliffs.
Cravase rescue training.
Matthew Kitchener (left) and Paul Rogers conducting a cravase rescue exercise.