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Looking back to the final descent near Lovers Leap119 views
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Final steps to the bridge over Earnslaw Burn118 views
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Wobbly footbridge on the way back to the road199 views
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Evening light over the valley121 views
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Rees Valley and Lake Wakatipu in background143 views
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Final descent to Earnslaw Burn159 views
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Lake Wakatipu & Glenorchy in background152 views
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Ridgeline looking back to Mt Earnslaw119 views
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The first side stream past the rocky bivvy where we started our climb to the ridgeline106 views
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Rees Valley and zig zag track to Invincible Mine visible100 views
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Ridgeline89 views
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The ridgeline and mountains on the eastern side of Rees Valley80 views
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94 views
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Looking back to Mt Earnslaw from near the ridgeline95 views
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Looking into the valley and Earnslaw Burn85 views
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79 views
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The only section that was easy walking83 views
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The hills are alive with the sound of glaciers85 views
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Alan takes in the views on the way to the ridgeline93 views
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Looking downstream toward The Turret86 views
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Start of the beech forest83 views
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn91 views
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn79 views
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite77 views
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite83 views
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Our campsite. Overnight temp was around 0C88 views
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Looking back up to Lennox Pass91 views
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Waterfall spray in early evening light165 views
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Nearing the bottom on the descent to Earnslaw Burn94 views
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Alan with Mt Earnslaw in background83 views
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Earnslaw glacier with huge ice cave (middle left)82 views
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Lennox Pass91 views
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Earnslaw Glacier85 views
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Lennox Pass138 views
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Mt Earnslaw84 views
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Closeup of the glacier77 views
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700m steep drop from Lennox Pass to Earnslaw Burn (campsite)148 views
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Mt Earnslaw94 views
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Mt Aspiring in background89 views
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Ress Valley and beyond from Lennox Pass84 views
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Final climb to Lennox Pass98 views
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Rest stop before the final push to Lennox Pass87 views
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Looking down to the Rees Valley86 views
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Looking up to Lennox Pass from around 1200m99 views
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John and Alan enjoy a rest92 views
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley82 views
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley80 views
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Waterfalls feeding into Lennox Stream138 views
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Meandering patterns of the Rees River85 views
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Crossing Lennox Steam at the only negiotable section145 views
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Looking downstream134 views
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Hanging glacier97 views
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Unknown peak on the eastern side of Rees Valley80 views
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Approaching Lennox Stream86 views
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Typical vegetation to negotiate104 views
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Entering the Beech Forest94 views
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Heading into Rees Valley83 views
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Surveying the route to Lennox Pass86 views
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Heading to the start of the walk on the Kea Basin Track85 views
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Lennox Falls71 views
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Lennox Pass Route214 viewsStart from Kea Basin track and head off towards Lennox stream above the falls. From there a climb up to Lennox Pass (1700m) and a steep 700m decent to Earnslaw Burn to campsite. Next day, head downstream until the first river on the left in the beech forest and head up to the ridge and traverse along to below Lovers Leap and finish at the Earnslaw Burn bridge.
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Route on Topographic Map282 views
 
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