Occasional Climber

Cobb Reservior, from the Information Centre at 1,100m, at the north eastern end
Myttons Hut (900m)
Exiting the treeline at 1,300m, Cobb Reservior behind
View from beneath Peel Ridge. From left - Mt Benson (1,661m), Cobb Reservior (800m), Gordons Pyramid (1,489m), Mt Arthur (1,795m) and the Twins (1,809m and 1,796m)
On Peel Ridge at about 1,400m
Approaching Peel Lake
Scree slopes near Peel Lake
Peel Lake (1,350m) viewed from the east
Peel Lake (1,350m) viewed from the northwest
Looking up our route out of Peel Basin on to Peel Ridge
View of Peel Lake, at about 1,400m, as we climbed to Peel Ridge
View of Peel Lake, at about 1,450m, as we climbed to Peel Ridge
On Peel Ridge at 1,520m, looking east
Approaching Mt Peel, looking northwest to Kimbell Spur
View northwest, approaching the summit of Mt Peel (1,654m)
View east from just below the summit of Mt Peel
The summit of Mt Peel (1,654m)
On the summit of Mt Peel (1,654m), looking east to Cobb Reservior (800m)
Heading southeast down Peel Ridge
Heading southeast down Peel Ridge
Mt Arthur and the Twins, from about 1,500m on Peel Ridge
View to Mt Arthur and the Twins, above Peel Lake
Wide view from Peel Ridge. Our route out of Peel Basin was up left of the dark scree slope, left of centre
View west to Kakapo Spur, on the trail above Balloon Hut
View south, across the Tablelands, to Mt Owen
The stream draining Peel Lake that becomes Deep Creek
Balloon Hut (1,260m)
Dusk panorama near Balloon Hut, from Gordons Pyramid (far left) to Mt Owen (in cloud)
Mt Arthur (left) and the Twins, from near Balloon Hut at sunset
Gordons Pyramid (1,489m, left) and Mt Arthur, from near Balloon Hut at sunset
Sunset view north and east, from near Balloon Hut
On the Tablelands, south of Balloon Hut
On the Tablelands with, from left, Gordons Pyramid (1,489m), Mt Arthur (1,795m) and the Twins (1,809m and 1,796m)
Heading into the forest, south of Balloon Hut
A cave just off the main trail before Salisbury Lodge
View east from Starvation Ridge (1,200m) to the Arthur Range
View east from Starvation Ridge (1,200m) to the Arthur Range
Swing bridge across the Takaka River, giving access to Bullock Track

Read about it
A trip that has it all    Wilderness Magazine Jan 17     Cover spread

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