Where Is This OS BC?

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  1. Untele-whippet

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    I thought after @Slowman posted an unOz BC pic in the “Where is this” thread, maybe a OS BC thread could be entertaining and also I think some who post here may have been to amazing places and taken some inspiring photos.

    Blister city!
     
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    ^^ Can be avoided with a helicopter ride....... Un Zud?
     
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    Eastern side of the watershed? Southern most big island. Bum end of Tasman Glacier?
     
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    It leads to this
     
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    Reckon @Red_switch would have a fair idea where.... pretty much his work place. I've probably flown over it......
     
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    Yes. Over to you.
     
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    Good thread, we also need a domestic 'where is this' for Oz that is not backcountry.
     
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    A lot of the pics I have handy are pretty obscure (that's a clue in itself potentially...), but here goes:
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    If you can pick the mountain range, you're probably doing alright.
     
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    NFI, stab in the dark.
    Remarkables?
     
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    Not tooooo far away ;)
     
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    Nope. Wrong range. But the right one isn't toooo far away.
     
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    Toooo Thumbs?
     
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    wrong direction
     
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    Still in the wrong direction from remarks
     
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    too far the other way now.
     
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    Garvies?
     
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    Seem to recall that @Red_switch has been to the other Great Southern Land.......
     
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    I like your thinking, but too far back the other way.
     
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    Craigieburns?
     
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    South!!!
     
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    Hector mts?
     
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    Getting warmer
     
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    Carrick range?
     
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    Why did this thread take so long to evolve? Not much gets me more excited than poring over distant mountain ranges topos.

    Eyre Mountains?
     
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    Too hard... Richardson mountains?
     
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    I think it's been tried
    Ends up being too easy or too obscure
     
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    Ding ding ding, you got it. Busy day here so took me a while to see it!

    Western slopes of Jane Peak in the Eyre Mountains. Beaut spot. Don't tell anyone.
     
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    If you can find me terrain like that in the Carrick Range, I will post up permanently in Bannockburn.
     
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    I did actually have a heli day down in the Eyre range back in 1996. Mt Dick & Symmetry peaks according to my notes. Wanaka region was under cloud cover that day so we headed down that way and had some nice spring conditions, even though it was mid August.
     
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    The Eyre mountains often have the lowest snow line in the country. Some big terrain in there, including NZ's longest water ice climbing route.
     
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    Process of elimination.

    Heinz had worked through a few of the candidates.
     
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    Few weeks ago, afternoon stroll during 'the Bear.'

     
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    Europe
    Italy?
     
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    Heiligenblut ?
     
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    Yes.

    No.

    No.
     
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    French alps?
     
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    No. But could starve here as well.
     
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    Ötztal Alps?
     
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    Pyrenees with UnSpanish food?
     
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    Yes. Anywhere more specific than the Otzal?