The peak to the left in the photo is Cecil Peak (1,974 meters); the one to the right is Walter Peak (1,815 meters). That is, if I’m reading my topo map correctly.
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Lake Alta is a small ‘cirque’ glacial lake at about 1,800 meters above sea level in The Remarkables. The two peaks in the background are the ‘Double Cone’ — 2,319 meters.
I took this photo from the edge of the rough gravel road that leads straight up the side of The Remarkables mountains.
It was a 600 km bus ride round trip from Queenstown, but Milford Sound was worth the trip — it’s a wild, strange place. The annual rain at Milford Sound is about 6 meters! This year, most of that rain … Continue reading
It was a long night on Rod Laver, and it certainly wasn’t pretty, but early this morning Laura Robson defeated Petra Kvitova 2-6, 6-3, 11-9. As my photo shows, Robson wore tennis whites. At the Australian Open, tennis whites are … Continue reading