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Last additions - Lennox Pass/Earnslaw - 16 Jan 2012
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Looking back to the final descent near Lovers Leap126 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final steps to the bridge over Earnslaw Burn125 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Wobbly footbridge on the way back to the road210 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Evening light over the valley130 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rees Valley and Lake Wakatipu in background152 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final descent to Earnslaw Burn168 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lake Wakatipu & Glenorchy in background161 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ridgeline looking back to Mt Earnslaw126 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The first side stream past the rocky bivvy where we started our climb to the ridgeline112 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rees Valley and zig zag track to Invincible Mine visible105 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ridgeline93 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The ridgeline and mountains on the eastern side of Rees Valley85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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99 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking back to Mt Earnslaw from near the ridgeline99 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking into the valley and Earnslaw Burn90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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84 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The only section that was easy walking90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The hills are alive with the sound of glaciers90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan takes in the views on the way to the ridgeline98 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream toward The Turret91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Start of the beech forest89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn96 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn84 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Our campsite. Overnight temp was around 0C93 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking back up to Lennox Pass96 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfall spray in early evening light174 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Nearing the bottom on the descent to Earnslaw Burn99 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan with Mt Earnslaw in background88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw glacier with huge ice cave (middle left)87 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass98 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass146 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Earnslaw90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Closeup of the glacier83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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700m steep drop from Lennox Pass to Earnslaw Burn (campsite)155 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Earnslaw99 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Aspiring in background94 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ress Valley and beyond from Lennox Pass89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final climb to Lennox Pass103 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rest stop before the final push to Lennox Pass92 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking down to the Rees Valley93 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking up to Lennox Pass from around 1200m104 viewsJan 20, 2012
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John and Alan enjoy a rest97 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfalls feeding into Lennox Stream147 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Meandering patterns of the Rees River90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Crossing Lennox Steam at the only negiotable section153 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream142 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Hanging glacier102 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Unknown peak on the eastern side of Rees Valley85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Approaching Lennox Stream92 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Typical vegetation to negotiate110 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Entering the Beech Forest100 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading into Rees Valley91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Surveying the route to Lennox Pass91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading to the start of the walk on the Kea Basin Track90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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72 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Falls76 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass Route223 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 20, 2012
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Route on Topographic Map293 viewsJan 20, 2012
 
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