On 12/08/2014 sbm wrote:
>The skiers have been complaining the chutes are too icey and not in condition
>to ski. Sounds good for climbing.
Two weeks ago the chute at Buller were looking pretty well skied, lots of soft snow around which made going up main street a pain. We had a play on some ice around the corner from the ridge which was fun. Figured out this was on "The Amphitheatre" according to the old guide on here. Probably heading up again this weekend to check out the waterfall area.
This is my climbing partner's wife on her first go at ice: