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Heading up Shadow Basin90 views
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Heading up Shadow Basin80 views
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First view of Queenstown from the top of Shadow Basin73 views
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Top of Shadow Basin at the start of Queens Drive107 views
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First section of Queens Drive is one of the steepest117 views
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Shadow Basin92 views
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The cloud gave the rocky peaks a mysterious air92 views
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Mountain Man146 views
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Dave trying to look relaxed on the rock edge102 views
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Lydia does a Julia Andrews impression70 views
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Queens Drive Track105 views
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The track hugs the cliff138 views
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Mountain Goats114 views
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Mid Section104 views
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Deer Park Heights and clearing cloud83 views
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Follow the leader145 views
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Splash of colour against the grey rocks99 views
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The last steep section98 views
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Group shot of happy hikers171 views
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Heading out to our morning tea lookout89 views
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Heading out to our morning tea lookout107 views
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Yes, Graeme made it the whole way. Photographic Proof!100 views
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Looking towards Frankton173 views
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Enjoying the views at morning tea108 views
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Enjoying the views at morning tea85 views
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Decending through the boulder field80 views
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Decending through the boulder field79 views
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Decending through the boulder field91 views
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Approaching the Wye Valley from the bottom of the boulder field96 views
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Wye Falls89 views
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The largest of the Wye Tarns and our lunch spot destination93 views
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Heading down the ridge to the lunch spot74 views
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Looking back up to the southern face of Double/Single Cone75 views
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Wye Valley66 views
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Wye Tarns87 views
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A well earned lunch88 views
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Top of Wye Falls89 views
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Wye Valley from the top of the falls57 views
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View from our lunch spot85 views
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1. 2. 3. Pole Vault!67 views
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Looking back to our lunch spot59 views
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Wye Tarns and Single/Double Cone91 views
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Wye Tarns looking south west86 views
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Our return saddle to the east of Wye Saddle87 views
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Good open walking terrain61 views
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Tarn over in the Doolans Valley55 views
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Checking out the views into the Doolans and beyond47 views
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heading up to the saddle60 views
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Final climb up to the saddle64 views
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Obligatory shot of Lake Alta64 views
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View back down to the Remarkables Carpark77 views
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Final descent84 views
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Finishing the walk in style92 views
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Queens Drive Route Satellite Map75 views
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Queens Drive Route Topo Map149 viewsSlightly different route to the previous two circuits in that lunch was had at the tarn that feeds into Wye Falls, a small detour to view the Doolans Valley and the exit via the saddle to the east of Wye Saddle (a much more gentle route).
 
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