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Where is this - no 5

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by sidetrack, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. The Juggernaut

    The Juggernaut First Runs

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    beginning of Tom Kneen Track??
     
  2. legend

    legend One of Us

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    The upper Howqua Track leading onto Howitt Spur.
     
  3. surveyorcam

    surveyorcam Hard Yards

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    Now that has be obscure?
     
  4. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    Lerdederg Gorge?
     
  5. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like my back garden [​IMG]
     
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  6. sidetrack

    sidetrack One of Us

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    Now thats funny [​IMG]
     
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  7. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I know I'm not playing by the rules here but have started playing around with the scanner at last.. this shot is from a slide circa 1989
    [​IMG]
     
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  8. Shrek

    Shrek Old n' Crusty

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    kanagra walls road? About 4 ks from the top of the 2 mile hill at jenolan. im guessing because of the ferns.
     
  9. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    wrong state
     
  10. sidetrack

    sidetrack One of Us

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    Falls creek rd on the left heading up and before the power station rd.
     
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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator

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    Solved?

     
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  12. skifree

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

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    Majik, at tbe Big River Crossing looking up to T Spur?
     
  13. The Juggernaut

    The Juggernaut First Runs

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    Majik is it the Otway area??
     
  14. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sorry, been away.

    Legend got it - Upper Howqua Tk on route to Howitt Spur. So much for obscure pics! [​IMG]
     
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  15. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Donna Buang?
    BTW what sort of scanner?
     
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  16. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    no one has it yet, geographically GS is closest.
    Interested in folks comments about scan quality and colour .. had to do a bit of "de-ektachroming". This was using a Canon flat bed scanner with a slide adaptor. The image on Darb has also been obviously optimized. I've deliberately started with a couple of tricky contrasted slides till I get the swing of it.
     
  17. surveyorcam

    surveyorcam Hard Yards

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    I'd go the other way and start with some easy ones first. Pick a nice correctly exposed subject without much contrast.
     
  18. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I guess if Donna is closest so far....somewhere in the Dandenong Ranges? Kallista area?
     
  19. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    getting colder GS. gawd I love puns.
     
  20. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hmmm, not sure if things are reversed on a ski site.....cold is good. But I'll have a punt on Black Spur maybe.
     
  21. surveyorcam

    surveyorcam Hard Yards

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    What about the touristy falls near Marysville. The ones that are all lit up at night. I can't remember the name. If so I have a photo of the very sam fern.
     
  22. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    surveyorcam is warmest or coldest if we play by GS's suggestion. [​IMG]
     
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  23. headache

    headache One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Lake Mountain?
     
  24. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    on the road to Lake mountain yes. :clap:
     
  25. legend

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    [​IMG]
     
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  26. Hopey1

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    no idea legend, but thats a top shot [​IMG]
     
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  27. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have a strong feeling I've been there, but I can't quite place it.
    So I'll guess something rarely visited in winter like Mt Clear or the hills nearby.

    Interesting snowshoes, what brand and model are they?

    EDIT. On second thoughts, can I change my guess to the ridge between Mt Koonika and Mt Speculation?
     
  28. legend

    legend One of Us

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    Thanks Hopey1.
    Bogong, you've more than likely been through the area. Snowshoes are Northern Lites Backcountry Rescue weight: 1.2Kg pair. from Prolific Sports (prolific.com)
     
  29. sidetrack

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    Taken from in between Picture Point and Magdala after you have walked down all the crappy loose rocks and been chased by the cows.

    Looking at R-L Spec, Buggery, Crosscut and Magdala.
     
  30. sidetrack

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    Oh yeah nice pic :thumbs:
     
  31. legend

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    Good stuff sidetrack, with Magdala & looking at R-L Spec, Buggery, Crosscut and Magdala. But where's Picture Point and what cows???
     
  32. sidetrack

    sidetrack One of Us

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    Pic Point is the last lookout above the road before you drop down. The cows well I hope they are dead.
     
  33. legend

    legend One of Us

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    There were no sign of them last winter. Now for something a bit different:
    [​IMG]
     
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    legend One of Us

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    Sorry about the quality, but scanned from a slide.
     
  35. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh, the memories of walking, eating, sleeping and living in muddy button grass bogs in Tassie!

    It could be almost anywhere, but I'll venture Lake Judd.
     
  36. legend

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    Not Lake Judd
     
  37. JAM

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    Fake Pedder

    JAM
     
  38. legend

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    Well done JAM.
    We (a VMTC trip) got dropped off under Frankland Saddle late afternoon and this was the only 'campsite' available. The following day we climbed onto the range and began the 9 day walk back to Serpentine Dam.
     
  39. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice. Kinda reminds me of cooking in the intertidal zones in alaska to keep the food smells away from the bears.

    As the song goes, 'we'll never ever get Lake Peddar back'.
     
  40. legend

    legend One of Us

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    The background should be quite easy, but try working out where it was taken from
    [​IMG]
     
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    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Walls of J. Solomans Jewells?
     
  42. Squidly

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    Looks like from the top end of the Traveller Range. The pointy mountain is Pelion East, with Ossa (obscured) just to the left. In the middle foreground is it Ducane Gap and Falling Mountain (on left)?
     
  43. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah my guess isnt right, as from Solomans youd be looking into the walls, not out of them back to overland track.
     
  44. legend

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    Beeper is right. There's a fantastic campsite at the NW end of Lake Merope on the northern edge of the Travellers Range.
     
  45. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bloody locals. Beeper are you one of those wade-through-neck-deep-snow-in-stubbies type of taswegian bushwalkers i've occasionally met? [​IMG]
     
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    Me? - too soft for that, I always walked around the bogs and avoided shorts because I hated sunburn. I've been up most of these peaks and have a photographic memory. These days the boots are hanging up and I'm found sipping coffee in Salamanca. My youngest is becoming a trooper, so the retirement might be shortlived, see you on the track [​IMG]
     
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  47. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    ok i didnt win but i'll keep it rolling....

    [​IMG]
     
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    East Gippsland weather in the winter- the best time for the beach! Yerung River with Point Hicks in the background
     
  49. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oooh, that's impressive! I really like the precise detail! [​IMG] Been there but I would never have picked it [​IMG]
     
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  50. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Winter yes. Yerung River no.