New Zealand - Dragons Teeth - Douglas and Peel Range Traverses - Jan 1998

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Party - Steve Henzell, Roger Lembit, Dave Noble

We went via the Anatoki River to Anatoki Forks Hut, then traversed over the Yuletide Peaks.

Above - Steve getting water on the Yuletide Peaks

Above - Adelaide Tarn Hut - small and cosy

Above - View from the Trident - it was starting to snow. The Dragons Teeth are the jagged peaks on the right

Above - Adelaide Tarn

Above - Adelaide Tarn

Above - Adelaide Tarn

Above - Adelaide Tarn

We then went via the low level route to Lonely Lake

Above - Roger wealking underneath the Drunken Sailor (can you see the face?)

Above - Dusk at Lonely Lake

Above - More bad weather, Steve on the Douglas Range

After staying at Fenella Hut, we then traversed the Peel Range

Above - Steve climbing up onto the tops of the Peel Range

Above - On the Peel Range - open tops and tarns

Above - Steve on the Peel Range. This section was a lot more rugged.

Above - side range

Above - We camped near here on the lee of the range

Above - Sunset

Above - Tree near Balloon Hut

Above - Balloon Hut with Mt Arthur behind

Above - Trees near Balloon Hut

Above - Cave near Balloon Hut

After returning to Nelson, we then headed up to Nelson Lakes National Park for the Traverse - Sabine Circuit

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