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72 views
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99 views
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700m steep drop from Lennox Pass to Earnslaw Burn (campsite)155 views
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Alan takes in the views on the way to the ridgeline98 views
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Alan with Mt Earnslaw in background88 views
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Approaching Lennox Stream92 views
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Closeup of the glacier83 views
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Crossing Lennox Steam at the only negiotable section153 views
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Earnslaw Glacier91 views
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn84 views
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn96 views
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Earnslaw glacier with huge ice cave (middle left)87 views
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Entering the Beech Forest100 views
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Evening light over the valley130 views
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Final climb to Lennox Pass103 views
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Final descent to Earnslaw Burn168 views
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Final steps to the bridge over Earnslaw Burn125 views
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Hanging glacier102 views
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Heading into Rees Valley91 views
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Heading to the start of the walk on the Kea Basin Track90 views
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John and Alan enjoy a rest97 views
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Lake Wakatipu & Glenorchy in background161 views
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Lennox Falls76 views
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Lennox Pass146 views
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Lennox Pass98 views
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Lennox Pass Route223 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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Looking back to Mt Earnslaw from near the ridgeline99 views
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Looking back to the final descent near Lovers Leap126 views
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Looking back up to Lennox Pass96 views
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Looking down to the Rees Valley93 views
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Looking downstream142 views
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Looking downstream toward The Turret91 views
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Looking into the valley and Earnslaw Burn90 views
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley85 views
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley89 views
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Looking up to Lennox Pass from around 1200m104 views
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Meandering patterns of the Rees River90 views
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite88 views
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite82 views
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Mt Aspiring in background94 views
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Mt Earnslaw99 views
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Mt Earnslaw90 views
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Nearing the bottom on the descent to Earnslaw Burn99 views
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Our campsite. Overnight temp was around 0C93 views
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Rees Valley and Lake Wakatipu in background152 views
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Rees Valley and zig zag track to Invincible Mine visible105 views
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Ress Valley and beyond from Lennox Pass89 views
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Rest stop before the final push to Lennox Pass92 views
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Ridgeline93 views
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Ridgeline looking back to Mt Earnslaw126 views
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Route on Topographic Map293 views
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Start of the beech forest89 views
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Surveying the route to Lennox Pass91 views
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The first side stream past the rocky bivvy where we started our climb to the ridgeline112 views
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The hills are alive with the sound of glaciers90 views
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The only section that was easy walking90 views
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The ridgeline and mountains on the eastern side of Rees Valley85 views
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Typical vegetation to negotiate110 views
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Unknown peak on the eastern side of Rees Valley85 views
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Waterfall spray in early evening light174 views
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Waterfalls feeding into Lennox Stream147 views
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Wobbly footbridge on the way back to the road210 views
 
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