Saturday, July 18, 2009

The good weather and cross country skiing

For about 5 weeks now we've had settled weather. While great up on the mountains above the cloud it's been pretty dreary in Wanaka town. So there's been quite an incentive to ski tour and of course this leads to the making of landscape photos.

Skidoo tracks near Bob Lee Hut...
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The trail to Meadow Hut...
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And today the first bad weather showed it's advance guard in the form of these lenticular clouds over the Pisa Range...
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We're not far away now from the inaugural Winter Games NZ to be held 21 -30 August 2009, and these are going to huge for the Snow Farm ...more >>

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Blogger Ruahines said...

Kia ora Don,
Looks like an extremely enjoyable area for all winter outdoor enthusiasts
I used to do a fair bit of snomobiling as a young lad back in Wisconsin, but eventually learned to enjoy the quiet solitude of cross country skis more than a machine.
Hope all is well, and appreciate your outdoor pursuits greatly.
Cheers,
Robb

July 19, 2009 at 6:12 PM  

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