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1. 2. 3. Pole Vault!69 views
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A well earned lunch91 views
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Approaching the Wye Valley from the bottom of the boulder field99 views
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Checking out the views into the Doolans and beyond49 views
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Dave trying to look relaxed on the rock edge105 views
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Decending through the boulder field82 views
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Decending through the boulder field81 views
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Decending through the boulder field94 views
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Deer Park Heights and clearing cloud85 views
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Enjoying the views at morning tea87 views
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Enjoying the views at morning tea111 views
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Final climb up to the saddle66 views
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Final descent87 views
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Finishing the walk in style95 views
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First section of Queens Drive is one of the steepest122 views
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First view of Queenstown from the top of Shadow Basin75 views
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Follow the leader149 views
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Good open walking terrain63 views
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Group shot of happy hikers176 views
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Heading down the ridge to the lunch spot76 views
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Heading out to our morning tea lookout91 views
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Heading out to our morning tea lookout111 views
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Heading up Shadow Basin82 views
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Heading up Shadow Basin92 views
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heading up to the saddle62 views
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Looking back to our lunch spot61 views
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Looking back up to the southern face of Double/Single Cone77 views
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Looking towards Frankton178 views
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Lydia does a Julia Andrews impression72 views
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Mid Section106 views
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Mountain Goats119 views
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Mountain Man150 views
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Obligatory shot of Lake Alta66 views
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Our return saddle to the east of Wye Saddle91 views
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Queens Drive Route Satellite Map77 views
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Queens Drive Route Topo Map154 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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Queens Drive Track107 views
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Shadow Basin95 views
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Splash of colour against the grey rocks101 views
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Tarn over in the Doolans Valley57 views
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The cloud gave the rocky peaks a mysterious air96 views
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The largest of the Wye Tarns and our lunch spot destination96 views
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The last steep section101 views
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The track hugs the cliff143 views
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Top of Shadow Basin at the start of Queens Drive109 views
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Top of Wye Falls92 views
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View back down to the Remarkables Carpark79 views
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View from our lunch spot88 views
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Wye Falls91 views
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Wye Tarns90 views
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Wye Tarns and Single/Double Cone94 views
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Wye Tarns looking south west89 views
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Wye Valley68 views
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Wye Valley from the top of the falls59 views
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Yes, Graeme made it the whole way. Photographic Proof!103 views
 
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