Game: Where-is-it? (international)

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Sun 12 Mar, 2017 6:34 pm

This was a kind of a "sea to summit" walk. I started near a large lake and climbed from about 310m ASL to about 907m ASL at the top.
Not very remote but the view at the top was quite remarkable.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby wayno » Tue 14 Mar, 2017 5:37 pm

hey John. If no one has any ideas after a few days, its time to post another photo of the area or, choose another area people can try and guess
cheers..

i have a rough idea of the region, north canterbury i'd say, but that photo could be anywhere there.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 14 Mar, 2017 8:09 pm

wayno wrote:hey John. If no one has any ideas after a few days, its time to post another photo of the area or, choose another area people can try and guess
cheers..

i have a rough idea of the region, north canterbury i'd say, but that photo could be anywhere there.

Yes I might have picked a view too obscure wayno. Much further south than North Canterbury. There was a big clue in my last post. Here is a view from the summit that might help:
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The Remarkables from Queenstown Hill (Te Tapu-nui) - Queenstown, New Zealand
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 14 Mar, 2017 8:43 pm

Definitely the Queenstown area looking at the remarkables (I did pick up on your earlier clue but still couldn't nail it down). My first instinct was on the Ben Lomond track but that didn't fit your description.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 14 Mar, 2017 8:55 pm

Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:Definitely the Queenstown area looking at the remarkables (I did pick up on your earlier clue but still couldn't nail it down). My first instinct was on the Ben Lomond track but that didn't fit your description.

Your description is close enough for me WFBW, you obviously know the area. I was on Queenstown Hill aka Te Tapu-nui. We were staying in the middle of town, so basically I walked from beside Lake Wakatipu to the top and back. The little tarn was about 3/4 of the way up near the "basket of dreams" sculpture. I did contemplate doing the Ben Lomond track but left it for a hopefully future trip.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sat 18 Mar, 2017 2:58 pm

Oops missed this, sorry. Unfortunately my international hiking photos are limited to a handful of European daywalks and a whole bunch of NZ tramps. So... NZ again...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 18 Mar, 2017 8:19 pm

Shucks - I knew I should pencil in Angelus Hut for a future walk.
That is a magnificent photo.
Hinapouri tarn?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sat 18 Mar, 2017 9:50 pm

Would have to try pretty hard to take a bad photo up there. Hinapouri it is. Taken from not far past the col that joins Cedric Ridge to the Travers Range, having climbed up Cedric from Sabine Hut that morning. Brilliant country.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 18 Mar, 2017 10:36 pm

I would not apologise for lots of NZ photos.
I always believed this game would attract mostly from there.
So this is NZ also..
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Sun 19 Mar, 2017 9:45 am

Lk Harris from near the saddle?

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sun 19 Mar, 2017 2:55 pm

It is Lake Harris, but I was not at the saddle.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Mon 20 Mar, 2017 1:11 pm

From the Conical Hill track then?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 20 Mar, 2017 1:59 pm

That is it - just off the track up Conical Hill - to a spot with a good view down.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Mon 20 Mar, 2017 4:35 pm

OK, NZ again...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 21 Mar, 2017 2:03 pm

Mackinnon Pass?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 21 Mar, 2017 3:21 pm

Not on the Milford

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Wed 22 Mar, 2017 11:40 am

The mountains have a Fiordland feel to them.
Ha Ha - I think I found your tarn - on the day we went past..
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Wed 22 Mar, 2017 2:04 pm

Haha yep, was being a bit of a smart @r$e. Was taken from just out of view of your last photo I think

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Wed 22 Mar, 2017 2:15 pm

Feel free to go again - or anyone else.
For those who are following - this tarn is early in Harris Saddle on the Routeburn Track.
The mountains at back are the Darrans across the Hollywood Valley - the main peak being Mt Gifford.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby LachlanB » Thu 23 Mar, 2017 6:25 pm

Aargh, I thought it was the Darran Mountains, but was looking further south around Key Summit. However, that didn't match my photos and I gave up. :(
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Fri 24 Mar, 2017 4:22 pm

I was going to post another from NZ - but let's try Africa this time.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Fri 24 Mar, 2017 9:26 pm

Are these the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia eggs?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Fri 24 Mar, 2017 10:40 pm

South of Ethiopia. A single mountain with 3 main peaks.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby MountainMadness » Sat 25 Mar, 2017 1:57 pm

Looks like the jagged sub-peaks of Mt Kenya (geography and 3 peaks clues also support this)
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 25 Mar, 2017 5:38 pm

Well the main peaks [Batian 17,058 feet & Nelion] are in the cloud. And the trekkers peak, Point Lenana [16,355 ft] is on the LHS.
But yes - this is Mt Kenya above Shiptons Camp
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby MountainMadness » Sun 26 Mar, 2017 8:56 pm

Yep its high on my priority list so have spent a little time drooling over photos of the area/mountain.......

Depleted access to photos so back to a few NZ staples - where are we enjoying a bite to eat (or what are we looking at)?

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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby MountainMadness » Tue 28 Mar, 2017 7:26 am

Its a well-known mountain.........
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 28 Mar, 2017 8:37 am

My first thought was Earnslaw, but I'm really not sure
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 28 Mar, 2017 9:20 am

I was thinking Mt Tasman, but have not been able to find photos to confirm
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby MountainMadness » Tue 28 Mar, 2017 11:21 am

Not the twin peaks of Earnslaw.......

Eggs is close
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