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|Proposed Trip to NZ, end of Dec'13
Ball Pass, Mt Cook NP.
I've been their twice, but no further than 'Playing Fields'.
Departure from Melbourne: 18 Dec, Wed, 23-45pm arr Christchurch 5-05am.
Return flight to Melbourne: 25 Dec Wed, 6am flight.
Jetstar return flight: $630- incl check in luggage and GST;
• 19 Dec, Thur: bus to Mt Cook Village, camp at Whitehorse camp site;
• 20 Dec, Fr: Trecking to "Shingle Fan", and if enough time set a camp at "Playing Field";
• 21 Dec, Sat: depending on weather climb near by peaks;
• 22 Dec, Sun: Ball Pass and return to "Shingle Fan";
• 23 Dec, Mon: Return to Whitehorse camp site;
• 24 Dec, Tue: Back to Christchurch (night in the airport);
• 25 Dec, Wed: Back to Melbourne (6am flight);
If interested please call Andrei 0414 717 383
I've crossed the pass – if you've never been further than the playing fields you might not know that there's a nice spot to camp up by the Caroline Hut. Would be a sweet place to pitch the tent for the night and easier access to any nearby peaks you would want to climb (Kaitiaki?).
I would also consider dropping down the other side of the pass and walking out via the Tasman Glacier side. Makes for a nice round trip. But then I'm not a fan of backtracking...
There are a few good flat spots on a rocky flattening 100m on the east side of Ball Pass. There will be snow for melting. The Caroline Face at dawn is amazing.
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