Brewster Hut mission.

The conditions haven't been ideal for skiing lately so we decided to use a small weather window and get into the Southern Alps.

Travelling light.

Travelling light.

The grunt straight up.

The grunt straight up.

The stunning NZ beech forest around you makes it hard to keep your eyes in front of you and concentrate on the climb.

The stunning NZ beech forest around you makes it hard to keep your eyes in front of you and concentrate on the climb.

Out of the bush line and into the beautiful high country.

Out of the bush line and into the beautiful high country.

No fall zones along the edgy ridges.

No fall zones along the edgy ridges.

No light pollution from towns and cities up here.

No light pollution from towns and cities up here.