Thursday, March 6, 2008

Photos of St Arnaud to Cape Farewell

View of Lake Rotoiti from Kerr Bay


Mt Owen from the southern side.


Granity Pass from Mt Owen.


Cecil King's old hut on the Wangapeka track.


View of the Leslie & Karamea Valleys from the Tablelands.



Chaffey's old hut, Cobb Valley.



Mt Snowden and the cloud filled Waingaro Valley, taken from the ridge above Fenella Hut.



View of the Douglas Range and the Lead Hills taken from near Kakapo Peak.


The beautiful Adelaide Tarn and Lead Hills in the distance.


View of Boulder Lake from the hut on a misty evening.


Lorna Langford's store at Bainham.


Lush sub-tropical bush scene on the Kaituna track.


Cape Farewell.

Photos of St Arnaud to Aickens

Blue Lake in the West Sabine.


Lake Constance from below the Waiau Pass.


View up the Waiau Valley from Caroline Bivvy.


View of the Faerie Queen in the Spenser Range taken from the Ada Valley near Christopher Hut.


Three Tarns Pass above Ada Pass.


View toward Ada Pass from the Lewis Pass.


Lucretia Biv.


View toward Harper Pass taken from near the Hope-Kiwi Saddle.


Lake Marion nestled in the saddle near Lake Sumner.


Lake Sumner from the track lookout.


Myself relaxing in the hot pools in the Otehake.


The old Aickens railway siding. (Since demolished)

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Photos of Aickens to Erewhon

View up Hunts Creek.

View up Julia Creek toward Pope's Pass.

View of the Harman and Arahura Rivers from unnamed saddle.

Adventure Bivvy above the Toaroha River.


The Old Price's Flat hut.


A pair of Whio (Blue Duck) in the Whitcombe.


The pile of rock that marks the Whitcombe Pass.


Looking down Lauper Stream toward the Rakaia River.


Lauper Bivvy, Rakaia riverbed.


View of the Rakaia River and Lauper Stream from near Butler Saddle.


View of Butler Saddle from the Lawrence riverbed.


Working Clydesdale horses, Erewhon Station.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Photos of Erewhon to Haast

This first photo taken from the road near Mt Sunday, looks across the Rangitata to Alma Peak.

Looking down North East Gorge from Trojan Stream.


Unnamed saddle on the Sibbald Range between the Macaulay and Godley.




View of Rankin Stream from Sibbald Range.



Looking at the North Branch from Rankin's Hut.


Rankin Pass from Rankin Stream.


Looking down Ailsa Stream from below Ailsa Pass


Looking up from Ailsa Stream to Ailsa Pass



A great panorama from Ailsa Pass, looking across the Murchison & Tasman valleys to Mt Cook.



Looking down the Tasman Glacier opposite the Murchison Valley



View from the Copeland Pass looking across the Hooker Glacier toward the Ball Pass track. Can you see the Copeland Shelter?



Yours truly at the Copeland Pass.



View from track looking down the Karangarua toward Cassel Hut.



Ice at the top of the Maori Glacier. The route follows the rocky ridge to the left.



View from the upper Landsborough River, looking down toward the Karangarua Saddle.



Rubicon Biv, Upper Landsborough.



View down the Landsborough River from Rubicon Biv.



The rugged upper section of the Landsborough and probably the most scenic part at The Sentinal.


Looking up the Landsborough from Pleasant Flat. Mt Hooker is at the head of the Clarke River.