These images are the last in the Castle Hill Series. Here we have groups of rock climbers practicing their moves on low limestone outcrops with the assistance of friends and the protection of padded mats.
November 24, 2012 | Categories: Canterbury, Chris Gregory, Exploration, New Zealand, People, Sigma DC 18-200mm zoom Lens, Sony Alpha DSLR A580, South Island, Travel | Tags: Castle Hill, helping hands, limestone outcrops, limestone rocks, limestone tors, Practice, rock climbers, rock climbing, tenuous grip | Leave a comment
Castle Hill Tors
Some of the limestone tors at Castle Hill in Canterbury. These outcrops are distinctly different from the surrounding countryside in the Waimakariri Basin that is surrounded by the high alpine mountains of the Torlesse and Craigieburn Ranges.
November 24, 2012 | Categories: Canterbury, Chris Gregory, Exploration, New Zealand, Sigma DC 18-200mm zoom Lens, Sony Alpha DSLR A580, South Island | Tags: alpine mountains, Castle Hill, Craigieburn Range, limestone tors, nature, outdoors, Torlesse Range, Waimakariri Basin | Leave a comment