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Photos from the second mountain weekend of AIC 2014


August 21-24 2014

TTC alpine instruction - snow 2 weekend (roped climbing on snow).

Students: Cecile Glorot, Karl Cloutman, Nikki Williams, Peter Hicks, Bharat Pancha, Jozef Crosland, Dan Palmer, Suzanne Sutton-Cummings, Marcus Keenan
Instructors: Piers Harris, Paul Maxim, Patrick Arnold, Andy Jones, Dave Grainger, assistants Annie Matthews, Helen Gibbons.

Photos by Dave Grainger.

Patrick demonstrates a top-clip snowstake
Patrick demonstrates a top-clip snowstake
Piers discusses the t-slot snowstake anchor
Piers discusses the t-slot snowstake anchor
Friday - about to head out for an afternoon of pitch climbing. (l-r Piers, Marcus, Nikki, Jozef, Peter, Cécile, Karl, Annie (obscured), Andy
Friday - about to head out for an afternoon of pitch climbing. (l-r Piers, Marcus, Nikki, Jozef, Peter, Ccile, Karl, Annie (obscured), Andy
Cécile belays Peter up first pitch in the Ampitheatre area.
Ccile belays Peter up first pitch in the Ampitheatre area.
Nikki and Karl contemplating their line out of the Ampitheatre (old slab avo in background)
Nikki and Karl contemplating their line out of the Ampitheatre (old slab avo in background)
Peter makes a t-slot snow anchor
Peter makes a t-slot snow anchor
Ampitheatre is a nice place to learn climbing
Ampitheatre is a nice place to learn climbing
Jozef and Marcus ascending a nice gully through the volcanic rock bluffs.
Jozef and Marcus ascending a nice gully through the volcanic rock bluffs.
Nikki prepares to belay from her stance
Nikki prepares to belay from her stance
Good snow conditions in a cool southerly.
Good snow conditions in a cool southerly.
Karl at the belay after a good lead  through snow and rocks.
Karl at the belay after a good lead through snow and rocks.
A full pitch!
A full pitch!
Nikki having fun
Nikki having fun
Nikki commenting on Peter's rope management?
Nikki commenting on Peter's rope management?
Heading back to the Tararua Lodge for the dinner and the avalanche awareness talk.
Heading back to the Tararua Lodge for the dinner and the avalanche awareness talk.
Scrambling up the ridge on Sunday morning
Scrambling up the ridge on Sunday morning
The crew on Delta Ridge
The crew on Delta Ridge
Marcus making yet another t-slot on the side of Knoll Ridge
Marcus making yet another t-slot on the side of Knoll Ridge
Andy and Cécile attempting to break on through to the other side of Knoll Ridge
Andy and Ccile attempting to break on through to the other side of Knoll Ridge
Slushy snow on a warm afternoon
Slushy snow on a warm afternoon
Jozef at the belay on the Knoll First Ice Field.
Jozef at the belay on the Knoll First Ice Field.
Karl at another belay on the Knoll First Ice Field.
Karl at another belay on the Knoll First Ice Field.
Karl belays Marcus with Pinnacle Ridge backdrop.
Karl belays Marcus with Pinnacle Ridge backdrop.
Hanging out on a t-slot afternoon
Hanging out on a t-slot afternoon
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