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Photos & Pies from the Monaro Hwy drive

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by telecrag, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sometimes the drive is pretty boring, your tired, maybe irritated because some $&%#@%$% head is messing with your love of cruise control. So I have decided to stop once on the drive either going or returning, each trip, and take a photo.

    Stick yours here if you take any.

    Telecrag, roadside series 1

    [​IMG]

    I like this bit, as I imagine that a certain food producer, is actually a drugs growing and distribution network, disguised!
     
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  2. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's the word in the paddock.
     
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  3. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator

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    That really shits me
     
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    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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  5. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Badja!
     
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    sbm One of Us

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    Rimey One of Us

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    Nothing compared with the Buller road on a Sunday night.
     
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    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Were you stopped when you took this ?
     
  9. sbm

    sbm One of Us

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    Passenger seat!
     
  10. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Can I refer you to @telecrag s guidelines ?

    I know, I know they are not rules. But what is the value in 769 pictures of tail lights?
     
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    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Michelago snow 21/6/15
     
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    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    crackson A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Min Min light. I see it.
     
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    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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  15. JoeKing

    JoeKing Old n' Thrusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Always wondered if that thing was some misconfigured catapult.
     
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  16. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    It is a sculpture. I remember when it was installed.
     
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    JoeKing Old n' Thrusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    [nods approvingly]
     
  18. Egbert

    Egbert One of Us

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    I like the big ball better.
     
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  19. skifree

    skifree Sort of old & definitely grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some call it the Moon, but each to their own.:)
     
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    sbm One of Us

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    It's a typical idyllic Monaro winter scene!

    I'll get some real ones this season, promise.
     
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    Olgreg One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    It's a frozen chook chucker. A 10 year old told me so.
     
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    JoeKing Old n' Thrusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I knew it!
     
  23. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Kids told me it was a locust trap
     
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    FourSquare04 A Local

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    Love the Monaro and those big boulders, but really wish it was dual carriageway from Canberra to Cooma, that would cut a nice bit off the trip to and from Sydney
     
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    fmdc9 Hard Yards

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  26. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Who likes the Bredbo Deer over the road from the Pit Stop?
     
  28. Ski Tragic

    Ski Tragic Hard Yards

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    Love the Buller road on a Sunday night. Certainly need your wits about you after an early start to get there and last tracks at 4.30 then straight into the car and gun barrel back to Melbourne.
    :eek:
     
  29. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not quite on topic but This was taken somewhere between Cooma and Jindabyne in August 1990:)
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    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    The bottom one is near Berridale Golf Course....I know those sculptured yard trees.
     
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    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    I couldn't remember the exact location. We drove over a crest and BANG, everything went white.
     
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    FourSquare04 A Local

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    1990 - now that was a helluva season :D
     
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  33. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snap, thirty six years earlier. Fark, that is a long time...

     
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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Monaro Highway, ACT. circa 2006
     
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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Usually at the top of the long straight up hill out of Cooma, you get to see almost the entire Snowy Mountains.
     
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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Guess where?


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  37. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    North bound into Cooma?
     
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    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    It was a lonely road on a wet night back then. I always marvel on how much the drive has re-vegetated over time. Big trees and good seasons give some very green landscape trips to contrast with the many beige landscape ones.

    More cows than sheep, olive groves, almond groves, pig farms, irrigated vegetables, lots of small farmlets and lifestyle blocks etc. It was once endless sheep and dry grass monoculture.
     
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    Top one is between the Cooma airport and the turn off to the trout hatchery - heading to Jindabyne.
     
  40. Chalet51

    Chalet51 Hard Yards

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    Is the Range in the background The Tinderrys? I have looked at maps on returning from trips and never quite worked the geography out.
     
  41. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Tinderrys are the range east of Michelago.
     
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    Chalet51 Hard Yards

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    Thanks
     
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  44. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG]

    Anyone know the name of this range?
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    Chalet51 Hard Yards

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    Cheers
     
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    tinderry range again.
     
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  48. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    you don't say
     
  49. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    cheers SB, I just recognised them from one of the earlier pics posted in this thread
     
  50. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    one of my favourite bits is where you are departing Cooma heading towards Jindy and as you crest the hill, you can see for the first time the snow-capped Snowies in the distance:woohoo:
     
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