Sunrise at Sylvester Hut
A two day circuit of the Lockett Range Lakes with the Waimea Tramping Club. A poor forecast for Sunday had us arriving at Sylvester Hut on Friday afternoon allowing us some options for later in the weekend. Good weather on Saturday permitted us to traverse the Lockett Range tops to lunch at Ruby Lake before returning south past Diamond Lake to Lake Lockett.(13km, 800m ascent) Our group of fourteen had taken just over 4 hours to get to Ruby Lake and a similar time back to Lake Lockett which included some very leisurely breaks. The rain started as we dropped down to the Diamond Lake stream and it was a damp group that arrived back at the cars 4.5hrs later.