Showing posts from July, 2020

Floras Falls 2020

Tuesday 14 July 2020 On this second visit to Floras Falls it was still impressive even though not as much water was flowing this time. Under top fall See the photo album by clicking the image below  or here . Floras Falls 2020

Kunanyi Pinnacle Ice House Circuit

Tuesday 30 June 2020 The idea had been to go to Mount Connection today, but the road was closed, so went up Pinnacle/Zig Zag and down Ice House.    Actually, by the time we started walking the road was opened earlier than the website indicated.  But we reckoned it would not have been an ideal day for Connection as it was very cold and windy on top.    From Zig Zag Track It was assumed that the bad bits of Zig Zag track had been upgraded, but it was only the first 100 metres above the Organ Pipes junction that had been done.  New track work above Organ Pipes junction Prior to the top we donned warmer gear to cope with the anticipated cold wind. The South Wellington track had many icy patches needing care, especially in shaded south facing sections. The short segment at the high point that had been hardened with rock seemed to be having the desired effect of allowing braided areas to recover. Rocks added to create a better path for walkers. The worn patch on right is from use prior  to r