Outdoor Activities


Home Login
Album list Last uploads Last comments Most viewed Top rated My Favorites Search
Home > Wakatipu Region > 3rd Annual Queens Drive Walk - 5 Feb 2012

TITLE  +   - 
FILE NAME  +   - 
DATE  +   - 
POSITION  +   - 
IMG_2067_1_1.JPG
Heading up Shadow Basin97 views
IMG_2068_1.JPG
Heading up Shadow Basin87 views
IMG_2074_1.JPG
First view of Queenstown from the top of Shadow Basin80 views
IMG_2077_1.JPG
Top of Shadow Basin at the start of Queens Drive114 views
IMG_2080_1.JPG
First section of Queens Drive is one of the steepest130 views
IMG_2081_1.JPG
Shadow Basin102 views
IMG_2084_1.JPG
The cloud gave the rocky peaks a mysterious air104 views
IMG_2087_1.JPG
Mountain Man161 views
IMG_2089_1.JPG
Dave trying to look relaxed on the rock edge113 views
IMG_2095_1.JPG
Lydia does a Julia Andrews impression77 views
IMG_2096_1.JPG
Queens Drive Track112 views
IMG_2103_1.JPG
The track hugs the cliff154 views
IMG_2104_1.JPG
Mountain Goats130 views
IMG_2106_1.JPG
Mid Section113 views
IMG_2114_1.JPG
Deer Park Heights and clearing cloud90 views
IMG_2115_1.JPG
Follow the leader160 views
IMG_2116_1.JPG
Splash of colour against the grey rocks106 views
IMG_2118_1.JPG
The last steep section106 views
IMG_2127_1.JPG
Group shot of happy hikers187 views
IMG_2129_1.JPG
Heading out to our morning tea lookout96 views
IMG_2132_1.JPG
Heading out to our morning tea lookout119 views
IMG_2134_1.JPG
Yes, Graeme made it the whole way. Photographic Proof!111 views
IMG_2138_1.JPG
Looking towards Frankton192 views
IMG_2147_1.JPG
Enjoying the views at morning tea119 views
IMG_2149_1.JPG
Enjoying the views at morning tea92 views
IMG_2157_1.JPG
Decending through the boulder field87 views
IMG_2159_1.JPG
Decending through the boulder field86 views
IMG_2161_1.JPG
Decending through the boulder field102 views
IMG_2164_1.JPG
Approaching the Wye Valley from the bottom of the boulder field107 views
IMG_2169_1.JPG
Wye Falls96 views
IMG_2176_1.JPG
The largest of the Wye Tarns and our lunch spot destination104 views
IMG_2183_1.JPG
Heading down the ridge to the lunch spot81 views
IMG_2186_1.JPG
Looking back up to the southern face of Double/Single Cone82 views
IMG_2187_1.JPG
Wye Valley73 views
IMG_2189_1.JPG
Wye Tarns98 views
IMG_2204_1.JPG
A well earned lunch99 views
IMG_2210_1.JPG
Top of Wye Falls101 views
IMG_2216_1.JPG
Wye Valley from the top of the falls64 views
IMG_2230_1.JPG
View from our lunch spot96 views
IMG_2239_1.JPG
1. 2. 3. Pole Vault!74 views
IMG_2253_1.JPG
Looking back to our lunch spot68 views
IMG_2257_1.JPG
Wye Tarns and Single/Double Cone103 views
IMG_2264_1.JPG
Wye Tarns looking south west97 views
IMG_2267_1.JPG
Our return saddle to the east of Wye Saddle99 views
IMG_2272_1.JPG
Good open walking terrain68 views
IMG_2273_1.JPG
Tarn over in the Doolans Valley62 views
IMG_2275_1.JPG
Checking out the views into the Doolans and beyond54 views
IMG_2278_1.JPG
heading up to the saddle67 views
IMG_2279_1.JPG
Final climb up to the saddle71 views
IMG_2282_1.JPG
Obligatory shot of Lake Alta71 views
IMG_2284_1.JPG
View back down to the Remarkables Carpark84 views
IMG_2286_1.JPG
Final descent95 views
IMG_2293_1.JPG
Finishing the walk in style104 views
queensdrive-earth-20120205.jpg
Queens Drive Route Satellite Map82 views
queensdrive-map-20120205.jpg
Queens Drive Route Topo Map165 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).
 
55 files on 1 page(s)