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Where is this - No. 4

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by VSG, Nov 8, 2006.

  1. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    It is not Mt Nelse taken from the Glen Wills area. EXREMELY close though!
     
  2. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mt Arthur above Bogong Village
     
  3. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    mmmm I am not so sure.

    [​IMG]
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  4. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Spion kopje?
     
  5. Craig D.

    Craig D. Hard Yards

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    No, not Mt Arthur and not Spion Kopje!

    Bogong was extremely close with his last post - I took the photo within ~10km of Glen Wills. I don't expect anyone to pinpoint the place where I took it, as it was on a vehicle track off the Omeo Highway that is of minimal interest to bushwalkers [​IMG]

    It is definately not of Mt Nelse though.
     
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  6. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Must be mt wills then, south end where the hut is.
     
  7. Craig D.

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    Correct [​IMG] Photo was taken from the Razorback Spur track. The view is a little different, as most people see Mt Wills from either the south (along Omeo Highway) or the west (from Mt Bogong along the Long Spur).
     
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  8. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    When Bogong said that the treeline was too low i agreed, but now looking closely, its not a tree line, but a burn line or a change in the colour of the photo and if you look at the spur between the humps of wills (north hump unseen) there are trees.

    The 2 rocky outcrops gave it away, as did all the failed guesses.
     
  9. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    ps sorry, too busy today to find and load a new one.
     
  10. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh well, it was that 'false' treeline that got me, that's why I thought it had to be a BIG mountain (ie over 2000 m in NSW or about 1740+ in Victoria).

    I remember climbing Mt Wills from Sunnyside in torretial rain which turned into a howling blizzard along the summit ridge on 28 Dec 1999. We all had pretty bad hyperthermia, I reckon the hut near the summit saved our lives. Even mid size mountains can turn on rotten summer weather!
     
  11. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    From. To.

    [​IMG]
     
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  12. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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  13. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is that Mt Corey top left of shot?
     
  14. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    mmm.. I could see how Shanahans might be a candidate.. but no. And Mt Coree? no.

    However, Sblowey is closer than Majik. Canberra is visible from this spot.
     
  15. Telestrom

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    VSG, is that the view from Mt Franklin?
     
  16. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    excuse me for butting in vsg, i'm sure we can handle 2 at once...

    likewise, from and to


    [​IMG]
     
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  17. legend

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    mr: Climbing Whitsunday Peak (Whitsunday Is), Hook Is in the background
     
  18. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    argh dammit, too easy
     
  19. BlueHue

    BlueHue One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    VSG, looking back to Canberra with Tidbinbilla the higher peak on the left, but if so I'm not sure where from, I'm guessing Gingera but maybe Ginini?
     
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    Only if you've been there and climbed it from that side.
     
  21. headache

    headache One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yay, got one. But everyone's rolled on. [​IMG]
    VSG. I knew it was Ginini as I've skied the old cleared ski run in the foreground and Gingera is one of my favouritest hills in ACT.
     
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  22. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    ..
    [​IMG]

    still no takers? The hill its taken from has been mentioned a couple of times in this thread.

    edit: BlueHue is damn close. Just needs to refine where its taken from. [​IMG]
     
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  23. VSG

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  24. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    yep, is only a bump.
     
  25. sidetrack

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    I like bumps
     
  26. mr [on holidays]

    mr [on holidays] First Runs

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    i'm cr@p on bumps and i've got nfi about the pic
     
  27. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    [​IMG]

    Tidbinbilla Range, Tidbinbilla Peak 1605m on the left horizon, Canberra in the haze out to the middle horizon. From Mt Gingera, 1857m. Blue Hue almost had it.

    next.
     
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  28. sidetrack

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    Well I hope everybody has a happy and safe new year

    Its in vic

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  29. legend

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    Looks like the Yanakie Ismus (extreme north of Wilsons Prom) looking west to Shallow Inlet (right) and towards Waratah Bay/Walkerville & Cape Liptrap (extreme left).
    I'm off to the Arthurs tonight then another 10 day crossing of the Central Plateau. Happy New Year!!! :cheers:
     
  30. Telestrom

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    Seeing as it's almost New Years Day, here's one I took on 1 Jan 1998. It's probably obvious it's Tassie, but where???

    [​IMG]
     
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  31. JAM

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    Cape Woolamai

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  32. JAM

    JAM Hard Yards

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    Sorry Telestrom, I missed your almost simultaneous post.

    New Harbour.

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  33. Telestrom

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    JAM. You were quick off the mark.

    Yes, it's New Harbour. Had a great time there camping on the beach.

    We had a dinner of fresh abalone cooked in garlic and butter and fresh muscles in garlic and white wine and all washed down with a fair quantity of alcohol.
     
  34. JAM

    JAM Hard Yards

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    Back to the snow.....

    Where is this?

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    [​IMG]
     
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  35. sidetrack

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    Got mine as well JAM. Is yours the King Billys?
     
  36. JAM

    JAM Hard Yards

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    It's not King Billy.
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  37. VSG

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    Razorback?
     
  38. JAM

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    It's not the Razorback.
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  39. sidetrack

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    Mt Murry looking towards Blue rag.
     
  40. JAM

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    It's no where near Mt Murray (same state though)
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  41. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    mmmm somewhere near Mount St Bernard?
     
  42. Graeme

    Graeme First Runs Endless Winter

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    The Twins?
     
  43. sidetrack

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    If its the twins or somewhere near st bernard then its not far from mt Murray. However im pretty sure its not the Twins.

    Is it Mt Pinnabar?
     
  44. JAM

    JAM Hard Yards

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    Spot on Sidetrack; it's Mt Pinnabar.
    October 1992.

    We went on a 3 day trip to Mt Cobberas, but there was almost no snow there. However, Mts Gibbo & Pinnabar looked well covered, so it was back to the car and then generally north on then un-mapped forestry roads to get some decent skiing.

    JAM
     
  45. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    I had a little play with maps.. Pinnibar is only 12 kms, as the magpie flies, from Tom Groggin Station, on the NSW/VIC border. TG itself is only a similar distance from Thredbo Village...

    Use the scroll bars to wander around this map. Horiz scroll is at bottom of image.

    Mts Anderson and Gibbo are lower left. [​IMG]

    <div style="width:840px;height:600px;overflow:auto;">
    [​IMG]
    </div>

    edit: a little bit of satellite imagery (luckily with winter snow evident) illustrates the relative position of Pinnibar and the NSW main range...
    <div style="width:850px;height:700px;overflow:auto;">
    [​IMG]
    </div>
     
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  46. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    JAM... is that Gibbo in the distance?

    [​IMG]
     
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  47. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Think you're right VSG. Just had a quick flick through some archive pic and found the following:

    Mt Pinibar (and Mt Bogong) from near Cootapatumba Hut:
    [​IMG]


    Mt Pinibar (right of shot) and Mt Gibbo (left of shot) from Koz:
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    Tom Groggin and Mt Pinibar from South Ramshead:
    [​IMG]
     
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  48. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    Thanks SB! Excellent pictures. And very handy lenses you have! The last one really illustrates the void between the NSW Main Range and any alpine country further south (eg Pinnibar) [​IMG]
     
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  49. janus

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    hopefully we get a bit more snow this year for better touring [​IMG]
     
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  50. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'll keep the ball rolling.

    This one's a little more mainstream and shouldn't be to hard

    [​IMG]
     
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