Thursday, January 3, 2013

NZ: hike to Swampy Summit (Leith Saddle Track)

After a few days of rain, I saw the sun coming in through the window, and off I went to Swampy Summit.  Here are a few photos:

-The first 1.5 k is like this - gravel boardwalk: 

This is no joke - when I got to the ridge, the wind was blasting at about 40 mph:

Snow in the higher mountains - this was apparently a very big and unseasonable storm for this time of year:

Looking down on Dunedin:

There's the top:

Like I said, it was a little windy up there:

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