Grade 1 suitable for fit beginners

Itinerary: Leave Christchurch at 7am, drive to Hawdon Shelter Arthurs Pass then hike to Sudden Valley biv. Ascend scree to ridge and dump packs. Climb Mt Wilson and Mt Scott and back to packs and camp before The Dome – might be 9 hrs. Next day climb Dome and descend back to cars about 4 hrs. Limit 8 people.
Trip leader: Byron Harvey

Gear required: Overnight trip, sleeping bag and tent or bivvy required. Reqular hiking boots OK but bring crampons and one axe as a backup.

Questions: If you have any questions about the trip, feel free to contact Byron via [email protected]

Photo credit: Hiking Scenery (Edward Hathway)