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Mt.Cook climbing
Posted February 6th, 2013 - 10:33 am by from Fox Glacier, New Zealand (Permalink)
Chinese girl who loves outdoor. i define myself as laidback and funny and talk a lot if we know each other more, may be shy and do not talk so much when we first meet. i have some backcountry experiences but no snow mountain experience.

I am working in chch right now and will finish it on march 10th. Plan to go Wwoofing for 10 days and then Mt.Cook.
I dont want to climb to the top but at least over snow. 4 or 5 days perhaps. It will be great to see sunset and sun rise on the snow. I have basic equipments except cooking gears as I lost my car so cannot carry to many things with me when I go traveling.

If anyone has same idea please contact me by mail or txt 02102299037. Let's see if we can made it. As i am not experienced, i hope you get some similar experience,safer :) Date is flexible.


Posted February 8th, 2013 - 7:59 am by from Napier, New Zealand (Permalink)
dont take mt cook lightly, its the real deal, look for someone with plenty of mountianering experience.

good luck id like to make it up there one day too

Posted February 9th, 2013 - 10:23 pm by from Christchurch, New Zealand (Permalink)
Go to the DOC office in chch and have a talk to them, they might be able to tell you a good place to go, especially if you want to see snow.
The Mt.Cook region is not for the faint hearted, but pop into any visitor info or DOC centre and talk to people who know the area.


Posted February 10th, 2013 - 4:16 am by from Auckland, New Zealand (Permalink)
Laidback and desire to go Climb Mt Cook!
Please enjoy lake Tekepo and go around to Mt Cook village, there you find YHA where you find some exp climbers attempting to go to summit. Like advised, take suggestion from DOC seriously, there is a DOC office in Mt Cook village. Good luck and keep us informed of your experience. Cheers Anand

Posted February 11th, 2013 - 2:56 am by from Christchurch, New Zealand (Permalink)
Good luck!
You know what, you remind me someone who host me in Bangkok.

Happy travel and be safe!

Posted February 11th, 2013 - 6:26 am by from Fox Glacier, New Zealand (Permalink)
what a small world!

Jira is a nice guy. i really enjoy stay with him and visit his lab:)

Posted February 12th, 2013 - 6:39 am by from Napier, New Zealand (Permalink)
here u go, this is proberbly ur best chance of doing it, but honestly if i were u i would find a smaller hill

Posted February 12th, 2013 - 6:56 am by from Napier, New Zealand (Permalink)
actully after reading the page properly im thinking what i thought at the very fist time i read ur post and looked at ur profile, find a smaller hill, and enjoy

Posted February 12th, 2013 - 8:30 am by from Fox Glacier, New Zealand (Permalink)
thank u kyle~ i also found the website before, surprised by the price...

after askung some of my friends who did this before i decided to do ball pass and mueller hut. will not too hard for me as i also tramping a lot in china.

Posted February 12th, 2013 - 11:07 am by from Napier, New Zealand (Permalink)
sounds good so many cool tramps and some less technical mt to climb, mt cook might not be super high but from what i know its very technical and makes for a very long hard summet day