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Route Map150 viewsStarting from Remarkables carpark, head up Sugar Bowl then up to the top of the Toilet Bowl.
Follow the northern face around to the saddle below Ben Cruachan. Then head down the Doolans River to a set of two tarns.
Then over the ridge into the Wye valley and return via Wye saddle, or the next saddle to the east and back to the carpark.
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Big boulders in Sugar Bowl58 views
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Single & Double Cone from Sugar Bowl64 views
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Single & Double Cone from Sugar Bowl Ridgeline58 views
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Shadow Basin and Homeward Bound65 views
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Shadown Basin and the Cones from the Toilet Bowl54 views
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Homeward Bound73 views
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Determing the best route66 views
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View to Lake Hayes and Arrowtown66 views
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Ben Cruachan60 viewsThe correct pronouncation is Ben Crew-shone
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Approaching the saddle below Ben Cruachan75 views
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Doolans Valley70 views
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Traversing the scree on the saddle63 views
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View from the saddle to Lake Hayes, Arrowtown and beyond.57 views
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Looking down the Doolans Valley49 views
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Looking out towards our lunchspot at the tarns.56 views
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Taking in the views in the Doolans55 views
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Beautiful tarn made a great lunch spot.59 views
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After lunch, time to head up the ridge63 views
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The smaller of the two tarns.52 views
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Looking down onto the second tarn57 views
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Wye Valley and Wye tarns59 views
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Looking back up the Doolans Valley to the saddle where we came down50 views
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Single Cone from Wye Valley49 views
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Ridgeline separating Wye and Doolans Valleys56 views
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Wye Valley51 views
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From the ridgeline looking down to the tarn where we had lunch53 views
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Heading along the ridgeline looking up to Single Cone57 views
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Final climb of the day out of the Wye Valley53 views
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Heading up to the saddle out of the Wye Valley52 views
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Lake Alta61 views
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Final rest before heading back to the carpark59 views
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