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Route on Topographic Map292 views
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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.
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Wobbly footbridge on the way back to the road209 views
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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.
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Waterfall spray in early evening light173 views
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First view of the cascades as the cloud burnt off169 views
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Final descent to Earnslaw Burn167 views
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Glacier Burn Track Start167 views
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Upper Valley167 views
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Lake Wakatipu & Glenorchy in background160 views
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Cascades everywhere158 views
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Upper Cascades157 views
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700m steep drop from Lennox Pass to Earnslaw Burn (campsite)155 views
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Contemplating the big mountains in the mist155 views
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Looking back up to the rocky peaks154 views
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Bridge over Glacier Burn on the Kinloch Road153 views
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Rees Valley and Lake Wakatipu in background152 views
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Crossing Lennox Steam at the only negiotable section151 views
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View back down to the Dart River151 views
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Looking up the valley from near the bushline150 views
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Glacier Burn looking down to the Dart River148 views
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Glacier Burn at the start/end of the walk147 views
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Waterfalls feeding into Lennox Stream145 views
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Lennox Pass145 views
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A lot steeper than it looks143 views
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Glacier Burn looking up to the cascades143 views
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"Mistical' Peaks142 views
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Start of the walk looking to the Rees Valley141 views
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Sheer Cliffs141 views
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Looking downstream140 views
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Heading back down140 views
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Nearing the upper section of the cascades136 views
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Upper Cascades133 views
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Evening light over the valley129 views
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Ridgeline looking back to Mt Earnslaw125 views
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Looking back to the final descent near Lovers Leap125 views
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Final steps to the bridge over Earnslaw Burn124 views
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The first side stream past the rocky bivvy where we started our climb to the ridgeline111 views
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Typical vegetation to negotiate109 views
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Rees Valley and zig zag track to Invincible Mine visible104 views
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Looking up to Lennox Pass from around 1200m103 views
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Final climb to Lennox Pass102 views
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Hanging glacier101 views
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Entering the Beech Forest99 views
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Looking back to Mt Earnslaw from near the ridgeline99 views
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Mt Earnslaw98 views
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Nearing the bottom on the descent to Earnslaw Burn98 views
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Lennox Pass97 views
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Alan takes in the views on the way to the ridgeline97 views
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John and Alan enjoy a rest96 views
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Looking back up to Lennox Pass95 views
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn95 views
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Mt Aspiring in background93 views
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Ridgeline93 views
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Looking down to the Rees Valley92 views
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Our campsite. Overnight temp was around 0C92 views
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Rest stop before the final push to Lennox Pass91 views
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Heading into Rees Valley90 views
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Surveying the route to Lennox Pass90 views
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Approaching Lennox Stream90 views
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Earnslaw Glacier90 views
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Looking downstream toward The Turret90 views
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Heading to the start of the walk on the Kea Basin Track89 views
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Meandering patterns of the Rees River89 views
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Mt Earnslaw89 views
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The only section that was easy walking89 views
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The hills are alive with the sound of glaciers89 views
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Looking into the valley and Earnslaw Burn89 views
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Ress Valley and beyond from Lennox Pass88 views
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Start of the beech forest88 views
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley87 views
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Alan with Mt Earnslaw in background87 views
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite87 views
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Earnslaw glacier with huge ice cave (middle left)86 views
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Unknown peak on the eastern side of Rees Valley84 views
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Looking to the head of the Rees Valley84 views
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The ridgeline and mountains on the eastern side of Rees Valley84 views
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Earnslaw Glacier from Earnslaw Burn83 views
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Closeup of the glacier82 views
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Morning view of Earnslaw Glacier from the campsite81 views
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Lennox Falls75 views
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