Timelapse video of The Doug logs getting erected onsite

Log house fans might be interested in this video on YouTube of the logs for The Doug being erected onsite by the team from Natural Log Homes.

Another comfortable place to stay at Castle Hill Village

If you’re looking for accommodation any time in Castle Hill Village and The Doug Log House isn’t available, we can recommend Ange & Monty’s Tawhai House.

We like to think their approach to implementing a passive solar design was partially influenced by what we’ve done with The Doug and how it works in the alpine Castle Hill environment.

Avalanche Peak

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Arthur’s Pass National Park is easily accessible from The Doug Log House, and one great day trip is Avalanche Peak, although it is fairly steep, with approximately 1100m of ascent & descent. Once above the bush line, there are extensive views with the sights including Devils Punchbowl Falls, Arthur’s Pass itself,…

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Ski The Clubbies

clubbies-logoIf you want to find out more about the five club ski fields (Cheeseman, Broken River, Craigieburn, Temple Basin & Olympus) close to The Doug Log House, there’s a shiny new website just come online that will tell you everything you need to know.

Ski The Clubbies has some great pics and loads of info on current conditions, each of the clubs, events, etc.

Licence to Chill Manual 2016

Loaded with great stories and inspiring ideas to explore the Southern Alps.

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2015 License to Chill mag

Shaping up to be a great winter here in the Craigieburns! Porters have their new chairlift up and running. All the other Craigieburn fields are now open with some decent initial snow bases, and looking like up to another 30cm coming later this week.

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Revamped website and this winter’s brochure from Chill Adventures

We have given our website a slight make-over, although the content is mostly still the same. Should render much more nicely on tablets or small screens of any size. Ignoring the lack of snow so far this winter, the folks at Chill Adventures have released the digital version of this…

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Chill’s Winter 2013 Mag

Chill’s Winter 2013 Mag…

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