A quick stop at Castle Hill on the way.
Falls in Avalanche Creek.
Following the ridgeline up the Avalanche Peak track.
The summit ridge!
There's already a bunch of people celebrating at the summit.
Mt Aicken (1863m) in the centre and Phipps Peak (1965m) centre left.
Woohoo! The summit!
Enjoying the panorama on the summit with the Crow River valley below.
On the summit.
The obligatory signature pose with the Crow River far below.
Descending the summit ridge.
It's a little treacherous without crampons.
The cloud moves in as we descend Scotts Track.
Devils Punchbowl Falls (112m) on the other side of the valley.
Mountain Beech forest on the way down.
Brown Creeper (Mohoua novaeseelandiae)
Flocks of these little chaps were tweeting around us in the bush.
Looks really pretty there