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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Wed 14 Oct, 2009 7:43 pm

Great photo

I have been on the Red Tape Creek track to Lake Judd a few times - but it has never looked this clear.
However, that is where I think you were - fairly close to the road as it starts to head up. Scotts Peak is the island on the right.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby stepbystep » Wed 14 Oct, 2009 9:47 pm

Spot-on eggs, one of the best days on track I've had in Tasmania and this shot sits on my desktop to remind me while I fritter away my existence.

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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Wed 14 Oct, 2009 10:07 pm

I have never gone further than a cloud enshrouded Schnell's Ridge - although I have friends who would dearly love to do the circuit.
Maybe.... one day - all that mud! ... sigh

Anyway - next one
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby GerryDuke » Thu 15 Oct, 2009 2:29 am

The Strollers should know this one Eggs. Looks like the daunting ledge approaching the sumit of Mt Murchison.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Thu 15 Oct, 2009 7:49 am

Yes - I thought I could have hinted about the strollers - but you have it.
Over to you GerryDuke
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GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby GerryDuke » Thu 15 Oct, 2009 2:46 pm

thanks Eggs. Here goes. Sorry about the delay but my mobile broadband wouldn't work this morning!!

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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 8:54 am

There must be a huge number of waterfalls in Tasmania.
So how many of you out there have been to this one? I know I haven't - but I have crossed the Hellyer River.....
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby Phil » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 8:56 am

It's not ringing any bells :?
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 9:04 am

I had "cheated" by checking out GerryDukes web pages.
He has some lovely descriptions and photos from a wide area of Tas.
This one is not on the Hellyer River - but it is nearby.
You just need to go for wandle.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby walkinTas » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 10:18 am

Gerry, when you tell Eggs he is correct, can you tell the rest of us how to get there. Do you park near the bridge? Is there a track or do you have to go in via the Forestry road?
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby GerryDuke » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 10:26 am

Have anothher go Eggs. Wandle Falls they are! I noticed these falls on the map one day and went off in search of them. A few kilometres south of the Hellyer Gorge on the old Murchison Hwy the road crosses the Wandle River. There is a car park of sorts on the far right hand side (SW). If you walk into the forest beyond the first row of trees there is a track to the falls. about a 10 minute walk only.

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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 11:01 am

I wasn't really trying to win - just give some hint.
But that last sentence was mistyped. Meant to say go for a 'wandle' as a play on the word wander.
[Note: There is more detail on access on Gerry's site under Wandle Falls.]

So anyone else can put up the next one. [I need to digitise more old slides]

But I should issue a challenge - sometime ago I rejoiced when a shot from the King William Range went up. I said it was the last "area' in my division of Tas that had not been represented.
Now my division of Tas is unique and probably very inequitable - but it turns out there is one reasonable sized Range that is featured in lots of posts but from which we have had no entries.
It is near the OT but outside the park towards the west. Would be nice if someone could fill in that hole.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby Swifty » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 11:33 am

hmm, don't think this place has been covered yet (or I missed it).
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby tasadam » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 3:48 pm

It looks to me like the kind of rock I would find near Frenchmans.
It also looks like the tarn to the north of North Col, except for the "island" rocks which I don't remember. And that it isn't wide enough.
So I don't know.

So, my first post here in about 57,394 pages (well, a lot). I've missed a fair bit. Anyone keeping count?
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 4:45 pm

walkinTas is the official stats man - I have got out of step somewhere.
I think there have been 390 where am I's - with a lot of auxilliary photos. I have you on 22 submissions and19 correct solutions - same as ILUVSWTAS.
Welcome back.

This is a typical swifty brain stretcher. The shape of it makes me think that the top of the photo has been removed?
My mind has gone over Denisons/Spires area (right kind of rock & feel for vegetation - and I know he has been out that way), to Frenchmans, to Western Arthurs, to Schnells Ridge & the Frankland Range.
So far I have come up empty. Best I can think of is Windy Lake, but highly doubtful - the islands are wrong.

But wait - Looking again - there are islands like that on Lake Curly! If so - this shot would be from the side of the north ridge off Mt Curly with the beach at Lake Curly obscured?
{edit - actually you can see the beach}
Amanda had put in a photo looking up the length of Lake Curly.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby Swifty » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 4:55 pm

nearly thought I had you there eggs, it is of course lake curly, I attach the uncropped photo where you can clearly see Conical Mountain & Shining Mountain. The beach is just down near the outlet behind that line of trees. Once again from my 1980 vintage slides, looking forward to getting back there soon, maybe this summer :D
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:03 pm

Thanks swifty - I made that a bit hard for myself. I think I misjudge the size of these lakes in the photos.
I went right past Curly without a second thought - it was only a last check when responding to tasadam that got me considering it as an option.

Still haven't go to process my old slides.
So anyway - where am I?
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby ILUVSWTAS » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:05 pm

Way to keep count Eggs, and great work on figuring that one out! As I was reading it the shape of the lake really gave it away for me! Olegas Truchanas has a similar shot in his book!

Looking forward to getting in there myself Swifty!

Eggs that looks like somewhere on the Hazards Traverse....
Nothing to see here.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:09 pm

You had better explain what you mean by the Hazards Traverse - are you talking off track?

This is actually on a quite popular track. Though probably a lot more dangerous than one would suspect - despite the warnings at the start.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby ILUVSWTAS » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:10 pm

On the way up to Mt Amos?

Dangerous cause its often very very slippery?
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby eggs » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:13 pm

Yes - the Amos track it is.
I know people traverse the Hazards, but I was not aware of a track for that.

And this track sure is slippery when wet - as we discovered.
I went with just sneakers rather than boots - great grip when dry - like ice when wet. And there were showers passing through that day.
Add to that some very steep sections with large drops - and slipping would be life threatening in some places.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby ILUVSWTAS » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:17 pm

Yeh it was pretty slippery when I was up there recently, I followed an older couple from NSW part of the way down watching him slip over quite regularly. Indeed it could be nasty in places.
And I dont think there is a track for the traverse, pretty easy off track walking though.
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby Swifty » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:35 pm

wow nice shot ilsw, guess you are on Wylds Crag looking down towards the Spires - quite a lot of zooooooom :lol: in that one if you are....
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby ILUVSWTAS » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 5:49 pm

Hehe yeh 18x zoom on my poor beaten up camera. Wylds it is!
Your shot of Curly got me thinking about the Spires/Pow again and I remembered my day up there! Got a nice one of Diamond peak from Wylds as well but that would have been even more obvious :)
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby Swifty » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 6:15 pm

OK here's another....where am I?
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby tasadam » Fri 16 Oct, 2009 9:57 pm

Swifty wrote:OK here's another....where am I?

That's too easy.

You're on the left, standing on a lump of rock, looking down :lol:
(Polite way of saying this...)
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby Swifty » Sat 17 Oct, 2009 6:44 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: actually that's not even me :lol: :lol: :lol:
the photo wouldn't make a very good "where's Wally" with just young Nedley there in it :lol:
he's fiddling with his camera I think, i told him he looks like he's pretending to flap his wings like a chook :lol: :lol:
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby ILUVSWTAS » Sat 17 Oct, 2009 8:08 am

It's a good shot for the game, I'd say itd be very recognisable if you've been there... But I have no idea.... Is that Table Mtn in the distance?? if so you may be up near the Great Pine Tier somewhere........
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby Swifty » Sat 17 Oct, 2009 8:21 am

no, not that part of the world....the answer may surprise you.. :wink:
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Re: GAME: Where Am I? (Continued)

Postby tasadam » Sat 17 Oct, 2009 8:24 am

I was initially thinking it was something like Ossa from the Lake Helios area, but not enough lumpy bits in the immediate background to make sense of it.
So I had some fun instead.
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