Last weekend I spent a lot of time sorting out my photos of the New Zealand mountains and I thought I would post a few of my favourites.. I spent many years working in the NZ mountains as a guide, running national parks, outdoor education work and as an amateur climber.
Mike Browne and Chris Jillet heading up from the head of the Tatare to Mt. McFettrick. Photo: Bob McKerrow
Castle Rocks hut and the Franz Josef Glacier. Photo: Bob McKerrow
Charlie Hobbs (l), Bob McKerrow and Roy Smith. Bob displaying his new book on Ebenezer Teichelmann at the Old Mountaineer Pub at Aoraki Mt. Cook. Photo: Aroha McKerrow
Skiing with a bunch of friends at the head of the Franz Josef neve. Photo: Bob McKerrow
With 6th and 7th form pupils from Westland High on the summit of St. Mildred overlooking the Franz neve. This was sponsored by the Charlie Douglas young explorers scheme. Photo: Bob McKerrow
With Chris Bonniungton (l) at Fox Glacier after skiing down from Pioneer Hut: Photo: Mike Browne
A climber heading toward the high peak of Red Lion. Mount Evans to the left. Photo: Bob McKerrow
Climbing Elie de Beaumont from the west. Photo: Bob McKerrow
On the summit of Lendenfeld with Pene Evison, looking to the north shoulder of Tasman and beyond. Photo: Bob McKerrow.