View down to St Arnaud and Lake Rotoiti from Parachute Rock
The final haul up to the St Arnaud Range ridgeline
Traversing north from the Parachute Rock track intersection
Intermittent cloud obscured our view as we made our way north along the St Arnaud Range
View east to the tarns draining into Chinaman Stream
Climbing up to Spot Height 1683, our highest point on the trip.
View NE down the ridge from SH 1683 to the Wairau river and the Wairau Fault.
View SW back up to SH1683
Spot Height 1535 with view west to Lake Rotoiti
View down the Wairau fault with the Red Hills to the left and the Raglan Range to the right.
View west to St Arnaud and Lake Rotoiti
Descending to the bushline as we drop down to the Tophouse Settlement