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Mega Thread Where is this? (No 11)

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by Alex.C, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep, about 1 km south of Walhalla Station. Yep, it is out of focus, but it looked okay when it was small. I only saw how bad it was when I posted the full size one here. Me bad. [​IMG]

    Next picture please.
     
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  2. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG]

    I wonder if I'm flogging a dead horse by putting up a photo after this thread has lain dormant for weeks.

    How does that old joke go? Something like "I'm into sadism, necrophilia and beastiality, but people tell me I'm just flogging a dead horse". Sorry. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    gawd that's familar... dredging brain.....Maria perhaps?
     
  4. JAM

    JAM Hard Yards

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    Majikthise has it - Maria Island for sure. Love the wombat.

    JAM
     
  5. sidetrack

    sidetrack One of Us

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    how cool is the wombat
     
  6. Graeme

    Graeme First Runs Endless Winter

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    nice wombat!
    lets try a snow one - fairly easy for some, I would think
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. teletripper

    teletripper Addicted

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    Staircase Spur ???
     
  8. Graeme

    Graeme First Runs Endless Winter

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    not Staircase
     
  9. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    Coming down off the High Plains towards Cobungra Gap. Basalt Temple in foreground, Mt Loch in background.
     
  10. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I wasn't sure, but the snowpoles restrict the possible locations. I reckon Craig's got it.

    Yep the previous pic is Bishop and Clerk on Maria Island. I think I will use it for the cover of a trip brochure, if I can manage to rent a few of the nice houses down there.
     
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  11. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was going to say eskdale.
     
  12. Graeme

    Graeme First Runs Endless Winter

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    Craig D has it.
     
  13. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    That was a good on Graeme, had me thinking for quite a while.

    Next:

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is that smoke haze Craig?
    Looks familiar but can't put a name to it.
     
  15. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    It looks a bit like King Spur off Mt Koonika, although the fuzziness of the background makes it difficult to pin down.

    But I'd bet it's somewhere in the Buller - Howitt area.
     
  16. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    Yes, the smoke haze is from the fires this summer. I don't have any photos without it unfortunately.

    Bogong, it's not in the Buller - Howitt area.
     
  17. Telestrom

    Telestrom A Local

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    It almost looks like the Sentinal, but left face suggests otherwise.
     
  18. neb

    neb First Runs

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    A bit of water
    [​IMG]


    if you can't see the piccie then clickie
     
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  19. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    Telestrom, not in NSW. The right hand face does look a bit Sentinalish though.

    neb: change [image] to [​IMG]
     
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  20. neb

    neb First Runs

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    Thanks majikthise,

    When i'm logged in I can see it... But when not all I can see is a red X.??

    By the way what did I do wrong?
     
  21. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    is it in the feathertop / razorback area? it looks familiar to me - and I don't range very far at all.
     
  22. Graeme

    Graeme First Runs Endless Winter

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    if so it'd be Twin Knobs from the Feathertop direction (from High Knob?)
     
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  23. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    No, not in the Feathertop/Razorback area. Getting warmer though.
     
  24. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    in the fainters perhaps?
     
  25. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    Not the Fainters, although it is visible from the summit.
     
  26. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    A spur off Bogong?
     
  27. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    GS is correct. Photo was taken whilst descending Quartz Ridge, looking south. The western face is quite impressive, and looks much steeper than the map suggests.
     
  28. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    This might be a bit obscure, we'll see.... [​IMG]

    Need to know roughly where,
    [​IMG]
     
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  29. sidetrack

    sidetrack One of Us

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  30. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    correct state....but no pudding
     
  31. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    marker looks like AAWT. could be between langford aqueduct and marum point
     
  32. Graeme

    Graeme First Runs Endless Winter

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    starting to head to Mc Donald from Low Saddle?
     
  33. legend

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    Between Square Top and High Cone
     
  34. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well, it could be anywhere on the Alpine Walking Track in Victoria, for some reason it reminds me of the slopes of Mt Wills.
     
  35. Nick P

    Nick P First Runs

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    Cathedral Ranges
     
  36. neb

    neb First Runs

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    Nick if its the AAWT then cathedrals are way off, also the cathdrals have only a few snowgums on suggarloaf.
     
  37. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    So far Bogong is closest, but still a little off, and yes it is the AAWT as indicated by marker.
     
  38. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    long spur?
     
  39. agentBM

    agentBM Part of the Furniture

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    re page 13 - eagles peaks. Anyone got topo map of that area, or any other pics...VSG? thanks
     
  40. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    'tis a spur, just not the long one.
     
  41. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    i don't think any part of t-spur is that flat [​IMG]
     
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  42. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    No, but T-Spur is very prominent from where pic was taken [​IMG]
     
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  43. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    duane spur? (I didn't think it had any gentle bits either)
     
  44. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep, Duane Spur. On the way down the occasional "less steep" bits are noticeable, on the way up I'm normally struggling and only recall it as a long climb.
    One of my favourite pics of the Vic Alps. Unfortunatley, the scan isn't as good as the original print - lacks the depth or something. Taken early one morning just as the mist was starting to lift, just magnificent.
     
  45. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I've only been down it. I am a very occasional walker, unfit and uncoordinated. I found duane spur frightening with a heavy pack. I'd get the shakes and have to stop every 5 minutes or so to relax my muscles and nerves. Eventually I found nice staff and that helped immensely.
     
  46. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    a poor shot, but you can guess it anyway

    [​IMG]
     
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  47. Ijay

    Ijay Hard Yards

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    Kiandra, from outside the old courthouse maybe.
     
  48. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep, this is Australia's first downhill ski run, pictured from just near the building which has been everything from courthouse to ski lodge. There was once a rope tow servicing this slope.
     
  49. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    spooky had issues myself but it opened from the location ok... so I'll add it as well.
    Neb you need to get rid of the crap after ".jpg" follow the link and you'll see the image url I've used
     
  50. Ijay

    Ijay Hard Yards

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    [​IMG] The branch of the pine tree clinched it for me...
    .... now to find an image to post.
     
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