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Last additions - Lennox Pass/Earnslaw - 16 Jan 2012
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Looking back to the final descent near Lovers Leap119 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final steps to the bridge over Earnslaw Burn118 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Wobbly footbridge on the way back to the road199 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Evening light over the valley121 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rees Valley and Lake Wakatipu in background143 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final descent to Earnslaw Burn159 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lake Wakatipu & Glenorchy in background152 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ridgeline looking back to Mt Earnslaw119 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The first side stream past the rocky bivvy where we started our climb to the ridgeline106 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rees Valley and zig zag track to Invincible Mine visible100 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ridgeline89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The ridgeline and mountains on the eastern side of Rees Valley80 viewsJan 20, 2012
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94 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking back to Mt Earnslaw from near the ridgeline95 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking into the valley and Earnslaw Burn85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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79 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The only section that was easy walking83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The hills are alive with the sound of glaciers85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan takes in the views on the way to the ridgeline93 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream toward The Turret86 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Start of the beech forest83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn79 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite77 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Our campsite. Overnight temp was around 0C88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking back up to Lennox Pass91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfall spray in early evening light165 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Nearing the bottom on the descent to Earnslaw Burn94 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan with Mt Earnslaw in background83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw glacier with huge ice cave (middle left)82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass138 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Earnslaw84 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Closeup of the glacier77 viewsJan 20, 2012
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700m steep drop from Lennox Pass to Earnslaw Burn (campsite)148 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Earnslaw94 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Aspiring in background89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ress Valley and beyond from Lennox Pass84 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final climb to Lennox Pass98 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rest stop before the final push to Lennox Pass87 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking down to the Rees Valley86 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking up to Lennox Pass from around 1200m99 viewsJan 20, 2012
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John and Alan enjoy a rest92 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley80 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfalls feeding into Lennox Stream138 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Meandering patterns of the Rees River85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Crossing Lennox Steam at the only negiotable section145 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream134 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Hanging glacier97 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Unknown peak on the eastern side of Rees Valley80 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Approaching Lennox Stream86 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Typical vegetation to negotiate104 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Entering the Beech Forest94 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading into Rees Valley83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Surveying the route to Lennox Pass86 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading to the start of the walk on the Kea Basin Track85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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67 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Falls71 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass Route214 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.Jan 19, 2012
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Route on Topographic Map282 viewsJan 19, 2012
 
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