First snow of 2015

Shaping up to be a great winter in 2015 (almost better than 2014 already and it’s hardly even the end of June!). Managed to build an igloo at Castle Hill and have a monster snowball fight with the McNeills/Bests.

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Waitangi Weekend in the Canterbury High Country

A long Waitangi Day weekend produced a fantastic bit of summer weather with a family ride along the Hogs Back Track with the Maddigans on Waitangi Day itself, followed by a decent day tramp the next day up to Temple Basin in Arthurs Pass.

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