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1. Mars over St Arnaud Range, Pinchgut Track
1. Mars over St Arnaud Range, Pinchgut Track

 

2. Sunrise, Robert Ridge
2. Sunrise, Robert Ridge

 

3. Julius Summit
3. Julius Summit

 

4. Looking North, Hope and Wharepapa Ranges in the distance
4. Looking North, Hope and Wharepapa Ranges in the distance

 

5. Loving it, Robert Ridge
5. Loving it, Robert Ridge

 

6. Speargrass Creek - Eastern Headwaters
6. Speargrass Creek – Eastern Headwaters

 

7. Rough going in places, Robert Ridge
7. Rough going in places, Robert Ridge

 

8. Tarns everywhere you look, Robert Ridge
8. Tarns everywhere you look, Robert Ridge

 

9. Angelus Hut, Rotomaninitu - Lake Angelus
9. Angelus Hut, Rotomaninitu – Lake Angelus

 

10. Lake Angelus
10. Lake Angelus

 

11. Angelus Hut
11. Angelus Hut

 

12. Rotomaninitu out-flow
12. Rotomaninitu out-flow

 

13. Cedric Stream headwaters
13. Cedric Stream headwaters

 

14. Maniniaro - Angelus Peak
14. Maniniaro – Angelus Peak

 

15. Moon over Pt. 1880, side trip for a summit.
15. Moon over Pt. 1880, side trip for a summit.

 

16. View from pt. 1880
16. View from pt. 1880

 

17. Cedric Route, Mt Cedric centre shot, Lake Rotoroa background
17. Cedric Route, Mt Cedric centre shot, Lake Rotoroa background

 

18. Ridge Running Magic, looking back the way I came
18. Ridge Running Magic, looking back the way I came

 

19. Suns out!
19. Suns out!

 

20. Kārearea, NZ Falcon
20. Kārearea, NZ Falcon

 

21. Up and away
21. Up and away

 

22. Looking back from Mt Cedric
22. Looking back from Mt Cedric

 

23. Looking south down Sabine River Valley
23. Looking south down Sabine River Valley

 

24. Dropping off Cedric towards the tree-line
24. Dropping off Cedric towards the tree-line

 

25. Into the bush, steep descent to Lake Rotoroa
25. Into the bush, steep descent to Lake Rotoroa

 

26. Rough going
26. Rough going

 

27. Glimpse up the lake
27. Glimpse up the lake

 

28. View from Sabine Hut deck
28. View from Sabine Hut deck

 

29. Lots of streams
29. Lots of streams

 

30. Lower Sabine Gorge
30. Lower Sabine Gorge

 

31. Lots of water, Sabine River
31. Lots of water, Sabine River
32. Mt Franklin up the valley
32. Mt Franklin up the valley

 

33. Ngarly section of trail
33. Ngarly section of trail

 

34. Crossing to West Sabine Hut
34. Crossing to West Sabine Hut
35. West Sabine Hut, let the climbing begin
35. West Sabine Hut, let the climbing begin

 

36. Little bride over a big drop
36. Little bride over a big drop

 

37. East Sabine Chasim, 30m drop (up to 100m further down!)
37. East Sabine Chasim, 30m drop (up to 100m further down!)

 

38. Trail friend, Kakaruai - South Island Robin
38. Trail friend, Kakaruai – South Island Robin

 

39. Mt Franklin, breaking above the tree line
39. Mt Franklin, breaking above the tree line

 

40. Last push to the saddle
40. Last push to the saddle

 

41. Looking back down the East Sabine Valley
41. Looking back down the East Sabine Valley

 

42. Travers Saddle
42. Travers Saddle

 

43. Mt Travers
43. Mt Travers

 

44. It's all downhill from here
44. It’s all downhill from here

 

45. Mountain fresh
45. Mountain fresh

 

46. Upper Travers Valley
46. Upper Travers Valley

 

47. Kehu Peak
47. Kehu Peak

 

48. Upper Travers River
48. Upper Travers River

 

49. Upper Travers Hut
49. Upper Travers Hut

 

50. More water
50. More water

 

51. Great trail running
51. Great trail running

 

52. Travers Falls
52. Travers Falls
53. John Tait Hut
53. John Tait Hut

 

54. Trail friend
54. Trail friend

 

55. Lower Travers Valley
55. Lower Travers Valley
56. Hukere Stream
56. Hukere Stream
57. Running into the night... What an adventure!
57. Running into the night… What an adventure!

 

 

3 Responses

  1. Leece prince
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    Awesome ! Looked amazing we are so blessed to live in nelson and New Zealand

  2. Pam Graham
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    Stunning country, awesome pictures! Thanks Travers

  3. Pam Graham
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    Tim…:-)