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Looking back to the final descent near Lovers Leap125 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final steps to the bridge over Earnslaw Burn124 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Wobbly footbridge on the way back to the road209 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Evening light over the valley129 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 Burn167 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lake Wakatipu & Glenorchy in background160 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ridgeline looking back to Mt Earnslaw125 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The first side stream past the rocky bivvy where we started our climb to the ridgeline111 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rees Valley and zig zag track to Invincible Mine visible104 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 Valley84 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 Burn89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The only section that was easy walking89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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The hills are alive with the sound of glaciers89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan takes in the views on the way to the ridgeline97 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream toward The Turret90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Start of the beech forest88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn95 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn83 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite81 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite87 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Our campsite. Overnight temp was around 0C92 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking back up to Lennox Pass95 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfall spray in early evening light173 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Nearing the bottom on the descent to Earnslaw Burn98 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Alan with Mt Earnslaw in background87 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw glacier with huge ice cave (middle left)86 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass97 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Earnslaw Glacier90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass145 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Earnslaw89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Closeup of the glacier82 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 Earnslaw98 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Mt Aspiring in background93 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Ress Valley and beyond from Lennox Pass88 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Final climb to Lennox Pass102 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Rest stop before the final push to Lennox Pass91 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking down to the Rees Valley92 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking up to Lennox Pass from around 1200m103 viewsJan 20, 2012
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John and Alan enjoy a rest96 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley87 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley84 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Waterfalls feeding into Lennox Stream145 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Meandering patterns of the Rees River89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Crossing Lennox Steam at the only negiotable section151 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Looking downstream140 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Hanging glacier101 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Unknown peak on the eastern side of Rees Valley84 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Approaching Lennox Stream90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Typical vegetation to negotiate109 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Entering the Beech Forest99 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading into Rees Valley90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Surveying the route to Lennox Pass90 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Heading to the start of the walk on the Kea Basin Track89 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Falls75 viewsJan 20, 2012
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Lennox Pass Route221 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 Map292 viewsJan 19, 2012
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Glacier Burn Route Description208 viewsThe walk starts from the Glenorchy/Kinloch road. The track heads up through beautiful beech forest until it opens up at around 800m. From here, you can head up the open valley up to the cascades which are around 1500m.Mar 23, 2011
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Contemplating the big mountains in the mist155 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Bridge over Glacier Burn on the Kinloch Road153 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Glacier Burn at the start/end of the walk147 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Looking up the valley from near the bushline150 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Glacier Burn looking down to the Dart River148 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Looking back up to the rocky peaks154 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Glacier Burn looking up to the cascades143 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Upper Cascades133 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Sheer Cliffs141 viewsMar 23, 2011
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A lot steeper than it looks143 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Heading back down140 viewsMar 23, 2011
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"Mistical' Peaks142 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Upper Cascades157 viewsMar 23, 2011
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View back down to the Dart River151 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Cascades everywhere158 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Nearing the upper section of the cascades136 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Start of the walk looking to the Rees Valley141 viewsMar 23, 2011
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First view of the cascades as the cloud burnt off169 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Upper Valley167 viewsMar 23, 2011
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Glacier Burn Track Start167 viewsMar 23, 2011
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