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1. 2. 3. Pole Vault!72 views
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A well earned lunch96 views
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Approaching the Wye Valley from the bottom of the boulder field104 views
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Checking out the views into the Doolans and beyond52 views
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Dave trying to look relaxed on the rock edge110 views
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Decending through the boulder field85 views
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Decending through the boulder field84 views
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Decending through the boulder field99 views
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Deer Park Heights and clearing cloud88 views
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Enjoying the views at morning tea90 views
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Enjoying the views at morning tea116 views
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Final climb up to the saddle69 views
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Final descent92 views
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Finishing the walk in style101 views
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First section of Queens Drive is one of the steepest127 views
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First view of Queenstown from the top of Shadow Basin78 views
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Follow the leader156 views
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Good open walking terrain66 views
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Group shot of happy hikers183 views
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Heading down the ridge to the lunch spot79 views
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Heading out to our morning tea lookout94 views
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Heading out to our morning tea lookout116 views
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Heading up Shadow Basin85 views
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Heading up Shadow Basin95 views
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heading up to the saddle65 views
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Looking back to our lunch spot64 views
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Looking back up to the southern face of Double/Single Cone80 views
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Looking towards Frankton187 views
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Lydia does a Julia Andrews impression75 views
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Mid Section109 views
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Mountain Goats126 views
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Mountain Man157 views
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Obligatory shot of Lake Alta69 views
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Our return saddle to the east of Wye Saddle96 views
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Queens Drive Route Satellite Map80 views
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Queens Drive Route Topo Map161 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 Track110 views
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Shadow Basin100 views
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Splash of colour against the grey rocks104 views
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Tarn over in the Doolans Valley60 views
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The cloud gave the rocky peaks a mysterious air101 views
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The largest of the Wye Tarns and our lunch spot destination101 views
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The last steep section104 views
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The track hugs the cliff150 views
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Top of Shadow Basin at the start of Queens Drive112 views
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Top of Wye Falls98 views
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View back down to the Remarkables Carpark82 views
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View from our lunch spot93 views
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Wye Falls94 views
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Wye Tarns95 views
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Wye Tarns and Single/Double Cone100 views
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Wye Tarns looking south west94 views
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Wye Valley71 views
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Wye Valley from the top of the falls62 views
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Yes, Graeme made it the whole way. Photographic Proof!108 views
 
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