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

Postby eggs » Tue 10 Apr, 2018 10:19 am

There are always 1 tree hills in various places.
I am after the name of the lake, but you won't get any higher than the range at the back.
This was taken from the road side.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby MountainMadness » Tue 10 Apr, 2018 12:18 pm

It seems you have been a bit sneaky and posted a photo with the famous 2 (really 3) pronged peak obscured in cloud. I'll attempt to relieve you - is this the place?

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(unsuccessful fishing attempt on Lake Pukaki)
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Tue 10 Apr, 2018 12:31 pm

Hey - it was the clearest shot I had at the time. You can even see the top most point. Over to you.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby MountainMadness » Tue 10 Apr, 2018 1:20 pm

Ha yep you take what you can get (weather-wise) over there......

Keeping with the water and NZ theme, name these falls

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

Postby MountainMadness » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 12:49 pm

I had a feeling that I might get this 'response'.........

A few more give-aways below:

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

Postby eggs » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 2:07 pm

Why were you heading for Lennox Falls?
Can you get up that slope to the Pass?
Or is this the normal way of approaching the Kea Basin Track
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby MountainMadness » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 2:31 pm

eggs wrote:Why were you heading for Lennox Falls? Can you get up that slope to the Pass? Or is this the normal way of approaching the Kea Basin Track


We were mixing it up and sticking to the west side of the Rees, as well as being an unsuccessful attempt to avoid getting our feet wet - but it did give us a nice and close up view of the falls during some fairly good snow melt.

I'd say you can probably get up the pass that way, but would be hard work (heavy vegetation and steep in places). Would say that the normal way of approaching the Kea Basin Track would be on the east side of the Rees.

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

Postby eggs » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 3:28 pm

My mind had gone to this one initially.
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After a bit of research, I believe it is Leaping Burn

Next one is still New Zealand - name of the falls at the base.
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Wishbone Falls
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby J M » Wed 11 Apr, 2018 11:23 pm

Just up the road at Wishbone Falls?
Only those who live on the edge can see the view
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Thu 12 Apr, 2018 12:45 am

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

Postby J M » Thu 12 Apr, 2018 12:22 pm

Beauty, thanks mate.

Staying in the same country, what well-visited set of mountains am I looking at here? And where from?

*Edit - happy to give some clues for this one if need be
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby J M » Fri 13 Apr, 2018 1:59 pm

Hmm I was hoping the silhouette might be recognisable. Perhaps a clue.

These mountains sit above an interestingly-shaped lake
Only those who live on the edge can see the view
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Fri 13 Apr, 2018 3:53 pm

Can't place the view... is the lake shaped like a crucible per chance?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Fri 13 Apr, 2018 4:19 pm

Skyline looks like the Remarkables.
Although it might be from an adventurous location [such as Ben Lomond] I suspect it might just be near the top of the chairlift/gondola at Queenstown.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby J M » Fri 13 Apr, 2018 11:21 pm

eggs wrote:Skyline looks like the Remarkables.
Although it might be from an adventurous location [such as Ben Lomond] I suspect it might just be near the top of the chairlift/gondola at Queenstown.


Yep, looking out at The Remarkables from Ben Lomond. Bit of an early start but well worth it for a couple of hours alone at the top with a lovely sunrise for company.

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

Postby eggs » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 8:53 am

That's a great effort JM
anyone can post next
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 6:22 pm

OK - try this one from Europe.
Its a phone panorama and the task is to name the peak just left of middle.
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Skyline view from Rothorn above Zermatt - Main peak is Monte Rosa with Matterhorn at RHS
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby Graham51 » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 6:46 pm

I think that's The Matterhorn on the right but I don't know the others. I'll take a guess you're looking from the south and suggest the peak you want named is Dent d'Herens.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 10:47 pm

I'm not in Italy. So I am not south of the Matterhorn.
A better resolution photo would show some interesting buildings on the near ridge line.
The peak I am after is very notable in the Alps.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 9:27 am

Somethings by any other name smell the same...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 10:35 am

eggs wrote:Somethings by any other name smell the same...

A rose by any other name is a thorn? Or a horn? WAG but I'll try Täschhorn.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 11:37 am

Stick with the roses John.... Not a horn or thorn.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 1:16 pm

eggs wrote:Stick with the roses John.... Not a horn or thorn.

So, abandoning pun analysis and after further research and photo matching - Dufourspitze (Monte Rosa)
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby eggs » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 1:17 pm

Yes - Monte Rosa - 2nd highest peak in the Alps.
Panorama as seen from Rothorn
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Mon 16 Apr, 2018 4:35 pm

eggs wrote:Yes - Monte Rosa - 2nd highest peak in the Alps.
Panorama as seen from Rothorn

Thanks eggs, it's a nice panorama. Even though it's at the end I think the Matterhorn still manages to dominate.

Back to NZ for an easy one (I think):
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Alpine/climbers memorial - Hooker Valley track, Aoraki/Mount Cook NP Canterbury New Zealand
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Tue 17 Apr, 2018 10:32 pm

I'm surprised this hasn't been guessed yet. It's a short side trip off one of the main tracks at a popular location. Some impressive heights behind those clouds.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby bogholesbuckethats » Wed 18 Apr, 2018 10:05 am

On the way to Mt Cook?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby johnw » Wed 18 Apr, 2018 12:20 pm

bogholesbuckethats wrote:On the way to Mt Cook?

Well, sort of, although that's a much more serious undertaking than where I'm headed. Mt Cook is in the frame, obscured by cloud in the distance. This is the alpine/climbers memorial to those who have died in the NP. It's just off the Hooker Valley track, which at its end point is the closest any walking track comes to Aoraki/Mount Cook. Your answer is good enough for me bogholesbuckethats, over to you.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby bogholesbuckethats » Wed 18 Apr, 2018 2:13 pm

Ah yes I had Hooker Valley on my mind but couldn't quite remember the name.

Back to Switzerland - name either the pointy rock in the foreground or the snow capped mountain on the right.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it? (international)

Postby bogholesbuckethats » Thu 19 Apr, 2018 8:13 pm

might be time for a clue.

I can see a small town called Fully from where this photo was taken.
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