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Last additions - Lennox Pass/Earnslaw - 16 Jan 2012
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Looking back to the final descent near Lovers Leap114 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final steps to the bridge over Earnslaw Burn113 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Wobbly footbridge on the way back to the road190 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Evening light over the valley116 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rees Valley and Lake Wakatipu in background134 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final descent to Earnslaw Burn151 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lake Wakatipu & Glenorchy in background145 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ridgeline looking back to Mt Earnslaw114 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The first side stream past the rocky bivvy where we started our climb to the ridgeline101 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rees Valley and zig zag track to Invincible Mine visible97 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ridgeline85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The ridgeline and mountains on the eastern side of Rees Valley77 viewsJan 20, 2012
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91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking back to Mt Earnslaw from near the ridgeline92 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking into the valley and Earnslaw Burn82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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76 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The only section that was easy walking80 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The hills are alive with the sound of glaciers82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan takes in the views on the way to the ridgeline90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream toward The Turret83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Start of the beech forest80 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn76 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite74 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite80 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Our campsite. Overnight temp was around 0C85 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking back up to Lennox Pass87 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfall spray in early evening light158 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Nearing the bottom on the descent to Earnslaw Burn91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan with Mt Earnslaw in background79 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw glacier with huge ice cave (middle left)79 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass132 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Earnslaw81 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Closeup of the glacier74 viewsJan 20, 2012
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700m steep drop from Lennox Pass to Earnslaw Burn (campsite)141 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Earnslaw91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Aspiring in background86 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ress Valley and beyond from Lennox Pass81 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final climb to Lennox Pass95 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rest stop before the final push to Lennox Pass83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking down to the Rees Valley83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking up to Lennox Pass from around 1200m96 viewsJan 20, 2012
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John and Alan enjoy a rest89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley79 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley77 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfalls feeding into Lennox Stream130 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Meandering patterns of the Rees River82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Crossing Lennox Steam at the only negiotable section140 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream128 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Hanging glacier92 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Unknown peak on the eastern side of Rees Valley77 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Approaching Lennox Stream83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Typical vegetation to negotiate99 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Entering the Beech Forest88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading into Rees Valley78 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Surveying the route to Lennox Pass83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading to the start of the walk on the Kea Basin Track82 viewsJan 20, 2012
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63 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Falls67 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass Route209 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 Map270 viewsJan 19, 2012
 
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